Tag Archives: contemporary art

{Germany} The Golem is coming!

September 23, 2016

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  Today, a new temporary exhibition opens at the Jewish Museum Berlin: Golem. I was privileged enough to be invited to a special preview for social media influencers two nights before, and was thoroughly impressed. A golem is a mythological creature from Jewish folklore, usually made from mud or clay, that is brought to life by humans in many stories e.g. through ritual incantations, or specific Hebrew letter combinations. While the intentions are more often than not good, with the Golem intended as companion or […]

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{Spain} Museu Europeu d’Art Modern

June 4, 2012

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Here’s the thing – I’m not a huge art fan (shock confession). I find sculpture quite interesting, and I absolutely LOVE photography, but given the choice I prefer museums filled with “stuff” over those filled with paintings. And I’ve especially never really made friends with contemporary art. So I never would have chosen to visit the Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (MEAM), had it not been featured in Adopt-a-Museum. Maria Villalba, who lives in Barcelona, had wanted to champion her local museum, which at less than […]

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