San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, September 2019

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, September 2019

Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again May 19–September 2, 2019 We have made it to this exhibition of Andy Warhol on the very last day. I am glad we were able to see it in the end. I had seen some Warhol work in Ludwig Museum Köln & Hamburger Bahnhof Museum of Contemporary Art in Berlin before, but…
Suç ve Ceza

Suç ve Ceza

İşte o an... Rus Edebiyatı klasiklerime Suç ve Ceza ile devam ettim. 3 hafta içerisinde de romanı bitirdim. Epey sürükleyici ve rahat okunan bir kitap. Zaten genel anlamda zor okunan bir Rus klasiği hatırlamıyorum. Sadece Bulgakov'un Usta ve Margarita'sı epey iddialıydı.Olay, üniversitedeki etik derslerinde de karşımıza örnek olarak çıkabilecek bir durumun bir varyasyonu üzerine inşa edilmiş. Ya da daha somut…
Aşk çiçeğim vs Me dedique a perderte

Aşk çiçeğim vs Me dedique a perderte

Bugün Flo ile sohbet ederken: "Aşk Bebeğim" diye şarkı var mı, kesin vardır dedi, birden aklıma "Aşk Çiçeğim" geldi. 2000lerin unutulmaz Arabesk kokan Türkçe pop şarkısı. Sonra bir baktım ben arada kaçırmışım şarkı 2015 gibi yine hit olmuş; bambaşka kişiler tekrardan seslendirmişler. (bkz. Oktay Gürtürk 2015, aynı sene Bahtiyar Özdemir ve Aysun Taşçeşme ikilisi de şarkıyı viral yapmış internette) Bu…
Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien, August 2019

Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien, August 2019

(Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna) One of the museums in the Schönbrunn Palace Campus :) Here you can see the some ceremonial dresses of the famous couple Elisabeth & Franz Joseph. Not to mention Empress Elisabeth's waist was 51cm!!! Schwarzes Hofkleid der Kaiserin Elisabeth Imperial Gala WagenBlack hearse, 1876-77
Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Tess of the D’Urbervilles

A longgg read... I do not remember when I bought these books of Thomas Hardy. May be even back in uni? I guess yes, there used to be Pandora Bookstore in the campus. I remember there were two books, that were packed together from Penguin Classics. Now years later, I told myself I need to give them a go. So…
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, August 2019

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, August 2019

I visited the Upper Belvedere Palace on my birthday, and seeing / witnessing "The Kiss" from Gustav Klimt was a birthday gift for me :) This Baroque palace has 800 years of art history - with masterpieces by Klimt, Schiele, Monet and van Gogh. Upper Belvedere Built by the famous Baroque architect Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt to be used as…
Leopold Museum, August 2019

Leopold Museum, August 2019

So, another stop at museum rally in Vienna. Leopold Museum, with around 6000 artworks, is in the Museumsquarter in Vienna. It has one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art focusing on the second half of the nineteenth century and subsequent Modernism, containing artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. The works are showing the gradual transformation from…
Albertina Museum, August 2019

Albertina Museum, August 2019

Sean Scully Eleuthera 7 June until 8 September 2019 This was the first museum of our Vienna-Museum-Marathon which lasted 3-4 days. When visiting a capital one always has some "great expectations" and Vienna does not disappoint you, not at all! Albertina Museum has two significant collections of Impressionist (Monet, Degas, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Gauguin) and early 20th-century art Augustus Bridge - Dresden -…
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, August 2019

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, August 2019

Museum mania in Vienna! :) This trip was during our birthdays in 2019. So I got a Vienna card and enjoyed all the museum at the fullest! The art history museum has the famous "Tower of babel". In "Royal Museum of Fine Arts Belgium" you see a variety of it. Then you see "David and Goliath" from Caravaggio again! The…
Bangkok National Museum, February 2019

Bangkok National Museum, February 2019

Bangkok National Museum was pretty big altough during our time there were some halls which were being renovated. It has 12 halls with multimedia displays in English. It is Thailand's largest collection of local art and artefacts, founded by King Chulalongkorn in 1874 to exhibit the royal collections of his father King Mongkut. It is placed in former 18th century…