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Category Archives: art

The Giants

Visited the Greek Sculptures exhibition at the National Museum recently. Truly artistic and a wonderful experience to look through the exhibits. What struck me most was the corner in which the busts of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle sat, seemingly mundane compared to the grandeur of the Aphrodites and Athenas (see more exhibition photos here). Isaac […]

Andy Warhol

Went to an exhibition exhibiting Andy Warhol’s works this weekend. Pretty good experience. In particular, loved the electric chair and the dollar sign series of prints.

Fleeting art

I recently read about the environmental artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who’s art mission seems to be to greatly change a landscape (usually through fabric) – for two weeks. After that, everything goes back to normal. Interesting projects include wrapping the German Parliament, the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris, and installing over 7,500 saffron fabric […]