Category Archives: Museums

The Barmecide Feast

The Barmecide Feast is an exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.  The room was created by Simon Birch, as a replica of the neo-classical hotel room in the movie.

Almost Home

The Do Ho Suh exhibit, Almost Home, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum shows his fabric re-creations of the spaces he has lived in.  Both meticulous and mesmerizing, the structures convey his memories of home and displacement.

New Year’s Day

I always like to start the year by photographing around the city, but in today’s frigid weather, I went inside five museums on the Mall.  Favorite exhibits: Subodh Gupta’s Terminal at the Sackler Seeing Ai Weiwei’s Trace again, on the closing day of the exhibit.

Michelangelo at the Met

The Michelangelo exhibit at the Met is one of the most crowded exhibits I’ve ever been to. Since most of the works shown are small drawings, it was pretty impossible to see them with an unobstructed view. So here is the Sistine Chapel ceiling replica, and the gift shop.