Day at the Museum: On the Question of Seeing

Some weekends ago, I met up for lunch with Jee, a dear friend of mine and talented retail analyst and curator. ¬†Having stuffed ourselves with the scrumptious food to be had over at Moma's Cafe, we decided to partake in a much needed stroll over at MoMA's permanent collections.¬†Our promenade around MoMA's floors was backed …

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Rene Magritte & the Terror of Blind Love

Painted by acclaimed French surrealist, Rene Magritte, The Lovers or Les Amants portrays the busts of two lovers in embrace, each face clothed and masked by a thick, opaque cloth. Visual aids are emblems of the two lovers' intimacy fiercely in consummate display, an intimacy that can be seen burgeoning with beautiful and quiet desperation. …