Getting Weird at the National Museum of...

28th Sep, 2016

If you were unable to guess from yesterday’s post, I’m oddly passionate about sculpture. This is surprising, even to me. If you asked me directly, I’d tell you: God, no,…

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Museo Fallero, Valencia, Spain

27th Sep, 2016

Do you remember when I told you about Las Fallas? The festival in Valencia where giant sculptures of plaster and wood are meticulously constructed over the course of a year,…

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La Ciudad de Las Artes y Ciencias,...

19th Jul, 2016

  I’ve tried to write about La Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias (The City of Arts and Sciences) before. It’s a rather remarkable collection of buildings (an aquarium, a science…

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The Revisionist Narrative of the North...

16th Feb, 2016

  Late last year, Rand and I visited Raleigh, North Carolina, and after reading glowing online reviews for it, I spent an afternoon at the North Carolina Museum of History. I…

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The Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas, Texas

23rd Nov, 2015

Last week I visited Dallas for the first time, and the museum that now occupies the book infamous depository where Lee Harvey Oswald worked. It is on the sixth floor…

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Ford’s Theater and the Petersen...

5th Jan, 2015

  I should be perfectly honest here: I didn’t intend to go to visit the home where Lincoln died. I had heard that there was a good hole-in-the-wall breakfast place…

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The Rathaus Galerie Kunsthalle, Munich

15th Apr, 2014

I’ve been to Munich so many times that I’ve started to take the city for granted. I’ve somehow convinced myself that I’ve seen all there is to see in the…

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Glyptothek Sculpture Museum, Munich,...

14th Apr, 2014

– Hi. Remember me? I know, I know. It’s been a while. Given how regularly I blog, I’ve been weirdly absent for the last few weeks. I’m sorry. It probably…

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Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

25th Mar, 2014

If this posts seems anachronistic, there’s good reason: it is. Rand and I are on the road for a while, so I’ve been scouring my Flickr stream  and the Drafts folder…

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