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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Gaudi’s Barcelona

Barcelona is an architect’s city. When you walk its streets, you are easily transported into an eclectic mix of Modernism, Baroque and Gothic Art. One noted architect in particular dominates  Barcelona’s streets. Antonio Gaudi’s legacy can be seen all over the city. From the infamous La Sagrada Familia to the lamp posts of Plaza Real….

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Picasso’s Málaga

The main reason why I wanted to go to Málaga was Pablo Picasso. I’m no art aficionado nor a Picasso expert in any way, but I like art. And I like the man. I was curious to know more about the city that raised one of the greatest painters of all time. When in Málaga,…

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