Work, Play, Art

Sometimes, you have a full-time job that gets in your way of playing. Sometimes, when you’re lucky enough, you get to do both. The reason I’ve been slacking on my blogging lately…fine, one of the many reasons I’ve been slacking was that this time of the year is super busy for my real job. But…

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Dilly Dali

Thanks to my obsessive personality of stalking dead old men, a trip to the biggest Salvador Dali Museum outside Europe happened. I’ve had my eyes set on this museum since I missed out on going to Figueres when I was in Spain two years ago. I’m still regretful over not having time then to visit…

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Matisse in Morocco

Fresh from a long weekend in the tri-state D.C. area, I made sure to  go to the Baltimore Museum of Art for the first time to see the extensive Matisse collection. The largest in the world. But that’s another story for another time. While I’ve been on the Matisse train of thought lately, I’ve done some…

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Boston Bazaar

During my quick east coast visit last weekend, I was able to squeeze in some time to visit Boston. More like, I went to Boston to visit my brother who is currently living there and managed to “squeeze” in some time to wander around. Lucky for me, the weather turned out to be absolutely perfect…

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Art on My Mind

My love for art has been especially reignited as I spent a lot of time going to museums these past few weeks. Partly because I was trying to catch all the extra free admission days Chicago museums offer its residents during winter. As I revisited each familiar art work and artist, I couldn’t help but…

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Mural, Mural on the Wall

Art is everywhere in Chicago. It goes beyond the walls of museums and galleries, and can also be found in random places such us under the bridge, in a small alley, and even at a bus stop far away from the touristy areas downtown.  Street art  brings the city to life. Some of these impressive graffitis…

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