art in travel

Shipping out to Stockholm’s Moderna Museet

Somehow between all my exchange's failed Finish lessons and close calls with airport security, I managed to dive into Scandinavian modern art with Stockholm's Moderna Musseet.Continue...

Appreciating the modern: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

After I booked a trip to Copenhagen for Reading Week only two weeks in advance, I kept the spontaneity going and didn’t plan anything ahead of time, with one exception: the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.Continue...

Finnished with modern art

When I saw Finnish modern art for the first time, “I don’t get it” became the most applicable phrase.Continue...

Journeying through Mystical Landscapes

After spending three consecutive days in my pyjamas over the holidays, I booked an ambitious 10:30 a.m. timed-ticket and made my way downtown in Toronto for a spiritual experience like no other at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO).Continue...

Golden treasures illuminate The Belvedere

Standing amidst masterpieces can make you feel minuscule, especially when those works of art call a palace home.Continue...

Lost in living glass at Dale Chihuly’s Toronto exhibit

The other week, I found myself gawking at glass. This wasn’t just any glass — they were massive, intensely-coloured, blown glass objects at the CHIHULY exhibit in the Royal Ontario Museum, ROM.Continue...

A journey through the ages: visiting the Aga Khan Museum

With the exception of a brief middle school field trip to a Toronto mosque, my overall exposure to Islamic art had been very limited until I visited the Aga Khan Museum.Continue...