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Paris Expos: Velazquez – at the Grand Palais until 13 July 2015


For those that are already familiar with the Spanish master’s work, this exhibit is a wonderful voyage through his work in roughly chronological order but intelligently organized by the various themes he worked on. For those that are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Paris Fall Art Expositions: Hokusai at the Grand Palais (until mid-January 2015)


There are quite a few big expos in Paris this fall, the most interesting, for me anyway, is that of Hokusai at the Grand Palais. I saw this one twice actually – once on my own and once with my … Continue reading

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Chi Ming and Marcus Miller in Shanghai


I lucked out today in Shanghai. After arriving unseasonably early at 5am and crashing at my hotel until 9:30am, I headed out with a few friends to enjoy the beautiful weather, have a few suits tailor-made (less than $200!), visit … Continue reading

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Expo Review: “Crumb – From the Underground to Genesis”


Sadly, it is already too late, my dear reader, to see this expo as today is the last day at the Musée de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. I was lucky enough to have my friend comein.com invite me … Continue reading

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Expo Review: El Greco and the Moderns in Dusseldorf (ending 18 August 2012)


I was working in Germany this week and took advantage of being within striking distance of Dusseldorf to see the current El Greco and the Moderns exhibit. I had previously seen a huge exposition in London in 2004 at the … Continue reading

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Expo Review: Munch: The Modern Eye at Centre Pompidou


This year, Paris seems to be a bit bereft of top shelf expositions. The Toys expo at the Grand Palais doesn’t really attract me too much. Orsay’s Oscar Wilde’s melancholic England sounds a bit boring, the Louvre’s Great Emperors of … Continue reading

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Miro Sculpteur at Musée Maillol (with the kids)


Today, we took our daughter (17-months old) and my son (4 1/2) to see the Miro Sculpture exhibit at the Musée Maillol in the 7th. For those that don’t know this museum, it is in a small hotêl particulier near … Continue reading

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