Posts in category Art

2017 List: For People Who Like Music and Stuff

2017 List: For People Who Like Music and Stuff

Well, well, it’s been a while since the last entry here. This year was a lot of fun in music and with a few disappointments as well from highly anticipated albums that I had hyped myself up too hard on. As always, I wanted to feature the albums that stood out to me in the […]

Stumbling Upon a Masterpiece: Picasso’s Guernica at El Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina ...

Stumbling Upon a Masterpiece: Picasso’s Guernica at El Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

It seemed that every guide I looked for Madrid placed El Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia right next to Museo del Prado. Like I do so often in my travels, I did virtually no research into Reina Sofia before stopping by just a couple hours before closing time on my last night in […]

NOS Primavera Sound 2015, Porto – Day 1

NOS Primavera Sound 2015, Porto – Day 1

This year, instead of going all the way to Barcelona to see the killer artists on the lineup for the Primavera Sound Festival, I opted for the cheaper, closer, and overall more sensible alternative in Porto. The smaller festival takes place in Parque da Cidade, a large, hilly green space near the beach outside of […]

Museo del Prado: Spotlight on German Art

Museo del Prado: Spotlight on German Art

Three Ages – Hans Baldung Grien Grien’s piece caught my eye in the small German art section next to the works of Albrect Dürer. Educated under Dürer, his painting represents simultaneously infancy, youth old-age, and death holding an hourglass. There are unmistakable similarities between this piece and Gustav Klimt’s The Three Ages of Woman (1905) which also […]

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