National Museum of History, Part II

Part I was actually my previous post, the Petit Louvre. As I said, we got to visit the museum at night, which is a very rare opportunity. Unfortunately, we only had until 9 p.m. to walk through everything. From the Petit Louvre, we go on to the more traditional aspect of the National Museum of History. My... Continue Reading →

3-Dimentional Art History

One of the most interesting presentation of art history I have seen in recent memory is the Museum of Taipei University of Education's modern art timeline. Basically, they have a linear timeline, interspersed with artist's names. Walking through the timeline, you can see replicas of the artworks. This approach basically gives a visual feel of the... Continue Reading →

David Davies’ Art as Performance Critique

Art as Performance: Performativity in Aesthetics and Theoretical Practices by: Maria Portia Olenka C. Placino “Artworks must be conceived not as products (decontextualized or contextualized) of generative performances, but as PERFORMANCE THEMSELVES.” Art as Performance by David Davies is a challenging book that uses philosophical and logical approaches towards aesthetic practices. His main thesis, as... Continue Reading →

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