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An afternoon at Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg’s Art Museum)

When  in Hamburg recently I saw a flyer for the Hamburger Kunsthalle‘s newest exhibit: Giacometti: The Playing Fields. Growing up, Giacometti’s sculptures were always an interest of mine so the museum exhibit was what drew me in. But it was actually what I discovered in the other parts of the museum that kept me in …

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Ryoji Ikeda exhibit at the Hamubrger Bahnhof

In my continued quest to find inspiration, yesterday I visited the Hamburger Bahnhof museum. The museum (in an old train station) exhibits mostly contemporary art but I hadn’t yet visited despite living in Berlin for who knows how long…. I was most interested in the temporary exhibit featuring work by the Japanese composer & visual …

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Yad Vashem: Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem

Almost every city around the world has a Holocaust memorial or Holocaust museum. Israel is no different and with lots of history museums in Israel, Jerusalem is a prime location for a Holocaust museum & memorial. Because much of western Jerusalem is very Jewish, you’d expect something bigger and better here. Jerusalem doesn’t disappoint. Yad …

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