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.
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.
Krzysztof Wodiczko’s work, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. (1988), has been projected on the Hirshhorn Museum for the last three nights. It is a restaging of his original work, created for the Hirshhorn 30 years ago.
On the other side of the Hirshhorn, above the entrance, is the logo developed by the AIDS protest group ACT UP in the 1980’s, as part of the museum’s current exhibit on art and commodities in the 1980’s.
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.