Exploring an art museum

If it’s the first time you’re stepping into an art museum, chances are you’re a little overwhelmed.

Loads of paintings live on the walls, from the thick, impasto expressionists to the wisps of light colour from the impressionists. Sculptures stand free in each room, and jewelry, photography, and media round out what’s left to see.

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Picasso’s Guitars at the MoMA

Whether you love Picasso or only know a few of his works, you should definitely swing by the Museum of Modern Art to check out the latest exhibit.

Pablo Picasso’s cardboard and sheet metal Guitar sculptures combine the structural, spatial, and material experimentation in his long career.

In 1912, Picasso made a guitar with  cardboard, paper, string, and wire—materials he cut, folded, threaded, and glued. This  instrument resembled no artwork ever seen before–his and otherwise. Continue Reading

Think you don’t know classical music? Think again.

You might not think you know a thing about classical music, but chances are, you know more than you think. I don’t necessarily mean classical music straight from the Classical period, but art music in general. A wide variety of Romantic, Baroque, Classical, and Modern music is played over and over again… And you might actually be a fan. Continue Reading

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Know an artistic kid? Read on.

Pier 1 Imports and UNICEF have come together again for their 20th annual Greeting Card Contest. If you know a child from the United States, between Continue Reading

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Wainwright to perform Shakespeare with SF Symphony

Rufus Wainwright, 37, is a surely known for his vibrancy as a musician, lending himself to a household name in pop and rock. But lately, Continue Reading

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Do you have a Tumblr account?

We're looking for Tumblr accounts that broadcast the arts, whether it's dance, visual art, music... Anything at all. Send up your site (or your favourites) Continue Reading

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Symphony Splash a success

The Victoria Symphony Splash played its way into its third decade on Sunday night, as thousands of folks attended the community concert filled with classical Continue Reading

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Personal art escorts in Berlin

Thinking of doing some traveling this summer? We recommend looking into a

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Nezet-Seguin named new Philly conductor

Thirty-five year old Canadian conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin is the new music

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Novel quick-picks that are perfect for mom

Sure, it might just be a book. But to an avid reader,