A Glimpse of Architecture: SSM/Kanno Museum of Art

Architecture is a discipline that has always fascinated me. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Tadao Ando to Zaha Hadid to the countless brilliant architects whose names I’m unaware of, the works of art from the world of architecture can be very inspiring. As such, in this post, I’m going to share with you a work […]

The Worst Museum Experience Ever?

This other day, I made a trip to the museum. And it was positively the worst museum experience I’ve ever had. I won’t name names, because that’s besides the point (if I want to bitch against a specific museum, I’ll be posting on Tripadvisor). In any case, it’s one of those newly opened museums that’s […]

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

  Do you like musicals? I do—my favorite ones so far are Chicago, Mary Poppins, and Singing in the Rain, just to name a few. Bollywood movies are great, too, obviously. I don’t know who came up with the idea of having people dance and sing in movies randomly, but whoever did is undoubtedly a […]

A Tale of Two Museums.

In a recent trip to Luzern, I had the chance to visit two museums—the Museum Sammlung Rosengart Luzern—and the Kunstmuseum Luzern. Frankly speaking, I was pretty torn between the two museums in the beginning. It being my first time in Luzern (and Switzerland, in fact), I wanted to limit my museum visit to just one […]

Picasso, and the Courage to Fail.

Le Mystère Picasso (The Picasso Mystery) is a feature film length documentary that documents Picasso’s painting process. The unconventional presentation and surprisingly engaging “plot” aside, there’s one thing that really captured my attention: Picasso’s willingness to fail. In more than one instance, we can see Picasso starting off with a rough idea, then slowly fleshing it […]