Tag Archives: Paintings

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 6 of 6)

A photograph of the artist, Rodin, who sculpted The Thinker. Loved the quote about colour. Monet paints his wife on her deathbed. Haunting and sad. I find mother child portraits to be full of emotion. The most famous one of … Continue reading

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National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 4 of 6)

More paintings under the theme – Leisure. Here’s one featuring a night at the opera by a female artist. If you’re carrying the audio player, look out for the headphone motif. Only those paintings have audio explanations. I was a … Continue reading

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National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 3 of 6)

Now that I am looking at the photos of the art as I upload them, they still seem so enticing to me. It makes me want to go through them all over again. I think each time I will discover … Continue reading

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National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 2 of 6)

Dreams and Reality was an apt name for the collection. The paintings went from dreamy to bleak, with depictions of war and industrialization. The bleakness conveyed in this one, scared me quite a bit. Something about the burning and the … Continue reading

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National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 1 of 6)

There is always so much to see even before I entered the special exhibition – Dreams and Reality. The ticket was a steal at just S$11. You can then opt for an audio guide for another S$3. I found it … Continue reading

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National Geographic Store at VivoCity

I find the National Geographic Store one of the more interesting places to browse. The photographic prints and artwork are so gorgeous. VivoCity itself is so unique, architecturally. Love the refreshing apple green. There’s always some kind of event going … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Art Science Museum (5 of 11)

The Dali Exhibits were divided according to his work. Like this one – Mythology and Religion. The butterfly – to help man escape daily worries for lightness. I wish there was a way the butterflies on earth could help us … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Art Science Museum (4 of 11)

Beyond the symbols, the sculptures were just beautiful to look at. Woman of Time (1973) I am loving the idea that beauty can be independent of time. It was interesting how the faces of the sculptures were masked with what … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Art Science Museum (1 of 11)

When we first decided to visit the brand new Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands, I was expecting the experience to be good. But honestly, I never expected it to be this good. Oh you just have to see … Continue reading

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Shopping in Vietnam: A List of 11 Things

I am not much of a shopaholic, but most of my family members are, so this is a list of things you can get in Vietnam. To me the best souvenirs are my photos and memories. I would be devastated … Continue reading

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