Asian Art Museum of San Francisco — Tomb Treasures, New Discoveries from the Han Dynasty

A new exhibition at Asian Art Museum in San Francisco: Tomb treasures newly discovered from the Han Dynasty of Ancient China, is a very interesting exhibition. If you travel to San Francisco between February and May 2017 do not miss this exhibition.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure

  This post is in response to the  Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure The SFMOMA has just reopened after three years of renovation.  As a member of SFMOMA for many years,  I am very excited of its new look and expansion. Due to work, I was only able to visit the museum twice on Thursday nights.  Both visits were…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Angular _My Spain Trip #4 -Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge- Angular.  The picture I posted here is the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which I visited last month.  The museum was designed by the American-Canadian architect Frank Gehry. From the Museum’s website: “Hailed as the most important structure of its time when it opened in 1997, Frank Gehry’s…

Weekly Travel Theme – Bright

This post is in response to the Weekly Travel Theme: Bright. My interpretation is “what makes your day bright? ”  The  beautiful flowers in these pictures?  A window with an ocean view ?  The beautiful design of the ceiling of the Bellagio Hotel?  Or a piece of fantastic artwork “Breathing flower” in front of San Francisco…

I have seen them all! But when will they meet again?

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco        Louvre,  Paris    The Porch of the Caryatids, Athens Some years ago, at the Asian Art Museum (AAM) in San Francisco,  I saw this Cheekpiece of a horse bridle in the form of a fantastic creature, 1000 to 650 BCE, Iran, bronze . I was fascinated after reading…

Naoya Hatakeyama: Natural Stories – Exhibition at SFMOMA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art In my last post, I mentioned that I took my brother and sister-in-law to lunch and attend a historic tour at the San Francisco Palace Hotel – SF Palace Hotel Historic Tour and Lunch.  After lunch, I took them to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  My brother was an…