Museums Category

September 19, 2014

Museo Jumex

Filed in: Museums

Mexican Juice Giant Grupo Jumex heir, Antonio Lopez, inspired by the Saatchi Gallery in London decided he can showcase his own collection in his hometown Mexico City. Museo Jumex now unveils the largest private collection of contemporary art in Latin America. In a $50 million David Chipperfield-designed architectural structure in Mexico City’s tony Polanco district. […]

March 21, 2013

What is a Tronie ?

Museums are sanctuaries. But on a rainy day a planned museum trip makes you feel like you scored. In San Francisco where warm weather happens very rarely, a day indoors viewing Impressionist art currently on tour from the Mauritshuis Museum in the Netherlands (which is undergoing an 18 month long renovation) at the De Young […]

March 25, 2012

Watteau Pleat ?

Filed in: Art, Fashion, Museums

On a rainy (first day of spring) afternoon, to salvage the week when the sun fleetingly peeked but once, I thought it was the best time to view “The Cult of Beauty” at the Legion of Honor. ┬áIt is the only U.S. venue for the exhibition’s world tour. Prior to San Francisco, it was at […]