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19th Feb 2018 – Time of the Past

Time of the Past

Time of the Past

Photograph showing the inner workings of an ancient clock that was on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art several years ago. Built during the Renaissance in (I believe) the Venice region, the clock apparently is still functional, (though it was not running while on display- understandably since that would put strain on it).

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17th Apr 2017 – Katamari Phoenix

Katamari Phoenix

Katamari Phoenix

One of my favorite exhibits in LACMA’s Korean wing, this work of art reminds me of a Katamari… It is a large, (6-8 feet diameter), spherical construction, made from broken pottery fused together, with a golden metallic sealant running along the edges of the individual pieces.

… Now if I can find the Prince…

20th Mar 2017 – Parrot Ewer at LACMA via Merriam-Webster

Parrot Ewer at LACMA via Merriam-Webster

Parrot Ewer at LACMA via Merriam-Webster

Photograph of a ancient Chinese Parrot Ewer.

A few weeks back, I noticed that LACMA and Merriam-Webster’s twitter accounts were tweeting back and forth; one tweet in particular caught my attention:

However, the piece of art wasn’t something that I could remember- after a prompt from the LACMA account, I checked it out- and there it was, plain as day. So, here we are…

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