Exhibition Review; Museum of Jurassic Technology

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I visited the War museum in Singapore and its own way it reminded me of the Museum of Jurassic Technology.  I thought how could I have forgotten my favorite Museum! Web Site Link The Museum is located at: 9341 Venice Boulevard Culver City, California 90232 Telephone: (310) 836-6131 email: [email protected] http://www.mjt.org One of my favorite museums anywhere! Just what any …

“Tim Burton” at the Museum of Modern Art

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From New York Times article by Ken Johnson “Tim Burton’s career is the ultimate revenge of the art nerd. Mr. Burton, the self-professed alienated child of a dysfunctional family in Burbank, Calif., who funneled his loneliness, pain and grief into drawing cartoons, has found fame, fortune and a beautiful companion (Helena Bonham Carter) by telling cinematic tales of sensitive misfits …

Best Art Exhibition; High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture

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I love having the time to think about things like, “what is the best Art exhibition I have ever seen?” My answer would be: High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture At the time the New York Times wrote a scathing article about the exhibition and Robert Hughes wrote an article for Time Magazine.  Kirk Varnedoe understood that the …

Exhibition Review of the Indonesian National Museum

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Medan Merdeka Barat 12 Jakarta 10110, Indonesia www.museumnasional.org 5 of 5 Stars Posted: December 1, 2009 Category: History Museum Museum Generation: Museum 1.0 Admission Price: 750 Rupiah Size: approximately 150,000  sq. ft. of exhibits Wheelchair Accessible: Yes My Review: To be honest wasn’t expecting much and was blown away!  Great Museum!  The Museum is in two parts the original building …

The Charles and Ray Eames Solar Do-Nothing Machine, 1957

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The Eames “Do-Nothing Machine” is one of my favorite sculptures. Ray and Charles Eames on Wikapedia Exhibition design of Ray and Charles Eames Textiles and Ornamental Arts of India (1955) Glimpses of the USA (seven screens for the American exhibition in Moscow, Sokoolniki Park) (1959) Mathematica (for IBM) (1961) IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World’s Fair Nehru: The …

At 40, Exploratorium still leads in hands-on science

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At 40, Exploratorium still leads in hands-on science By: Katie Worth Examiner November 1, 2009 SAN FRANCISCO — Legend has it that one day in the fall of 1969, Frank Oppenheimer was standing in the cavernous Palace of Fine Arts, tinkering with one of the exhibits he had invented for the hands-on science museum he had long dreamed of opening….