Category: Museums

MoMA and MAD

Its a fact, I go and I wind up confused.  MoMa more than anywhere else  is the place that truly makes me ask “who decides what is art?” Its not that I dont understand pushing limits, discovery, revelation, its just that I dont get why these pieces at […]

A trip to Queens for Pianos

  we are going after pianos in a big way today   this is the plan for the day Quaint just seemed like a perfect place to stop for lunch. Its really a Piano hunt but since we are out in Queens we figured let’s check out the […]

A Drive to the Cloisters

  Is it Washington Heights or Inwood?   and this is the plan for the day.   the only hesitation is lunch.     and will i pass out from exhaustion before we are done?  off we go….   We did it all tho the cloisters and the […]

Mel Chin- All Over The Place- UPDATE

We went back to the Queens Museum yesterday to check out the fully installed exhibit.  Interesting how after bit of reading and a few visits things become clear.  Interesting how when I last was there and discussed the exhibit with Mr. Chin’s assistant no one mentioned that it […]

MoMA PS1

Yeah? No. Really. Why. I was so not at all interested in a single thing.. this was art designed to be shown for no reason other than to make those of us looking feel inadequate because we dont find it interesting. But on the way home we saw […]

Whitney

Dad had in mind to go to the Whitney to see the iconic Grant Wood painting American Gothic.   I was amazed by the breadth of all Wood had done.  And i very much enjoyed wandering the exhibit but quickly lost interest, being drawn to a line of […]

Mel Chin at The Queens Museum

Im still not sure what this Mel Chin is all about.  If you see an earlier post you will know that I have been watching the setup for this exhibit.  And Im amazed that after speaking to the artists rep who was actually doing the installation I come […]