Although I've already written at length about the Rijksmuseum in anticipation of the re-opening, now that I’ve actually personally been there, I realize that you can never say too much about the Rijksmuseum. Also, in case you haven't noticed, this week has been a pretty big one for the Netherlands and all things orange and Dutch in general, and nothing (that isn't a windmill) screams "Dutch" more than the Rijksmuseum. To get into the spirit of all... read more »
It has been a journey for the last couple months trying to get my pieces ready for my exhibition at the Bolinas Museum. I still need to finish a few bundles, but the hard work is finally done. I was happy to see my pieces mounted on the canvas frames. They changed from pieces of felted cloth to [...] read more »
Tiny part of Boffins Bunker 'Cabinet of Curiosities ' Collection
Rare Aquatic Cornish Pasty Victorian Species Specimen
found inScandinavian MuseumCabinetDear Boffins laboratory journal readerLiving in social geographicalisolation as the Boffin does(like you had not noticed) it was my various medication, meanderings, collections tinkering's which drew me to the steampunk aesthetic.Boffins own'Cabinet of Curiosities' being various peculiar, the steampunk objects gadgetsjust nestle right in there alo... read more »
Pickle wet specimen creatures for the Steampunk Victorian Cabinet of Curiosities(Alternative title: 'Get Wet Pickled')(Another alternative title: 'A wet specimen is for life, not just Halloween')
Genuine Museum preserved Wet SpecimensEvery respectable gentleman ( some less respectable) of Victorian leisure science would have had a virtual home museum of artefacts objects intheir private collection, often housed in the library or study.
Malplaquet House, London image acquiredfrom PinterestACabi... read more »
One of the five-star curry place in Berlin
Wherever you go, at least in Berlin, one may see more fastfoods than in Texas. No wonder, as one of the creators of the concepts in Europe were the German brothers August and Carl Aschinger that moved from Swabia to Berlin in 1892 and by 1900 they already had a network of 30 fastfood points in Berlin.
You are about to leave the Checkpoint Curry
There is more than hotdog and hamburgers to buy, but nothing has less success than the currywurst. I do not have a... read more »
by Joseph K. Levene $840 Jacques-Louis David Bought by The Metropolitan Museum of Art Lot 228 As Described in Swann Galleries Auction Catalogue January 29, 2013 After a five year hiatus,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] read more »
Sixty percent of the worlds art treasures can be found in Italy. Thats a staggering amount of painting, frescoes, sculptures and artifacts. Its no wonder that when visiting Italy, travelers want to try to see it all, even though that is impossible. Plus theres the risk of Stendhal syndrome. What is that you ask? According [...] read more »
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Hoy en el nuestro blog hablamos del museo de la Policía de Paris, un museo no tan famoso ni conocido como el del Louvre o el Museo de Orsay, pero que merece visitar por las curiosidades que nos vamos a encontrar.
El Museo de la Policía de Paris, se creó en 1990, aunque antes, ya existía u... read more »
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Last Saturday, Kendrick and I,together with few friends spent an overnight weekend at the Puzzle Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Tagaytay. The first thing we noticed the minute we enter our room was how good the smell how.Not only it smell so fresh and clean but it is really clean. Lunch time and dinner were [...] read more »