RSS

Killing Time At the Gallery

13 Dec

We had a little bit of time to kill the other day,

so we wandered down to the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

to check out the “Sugar Spin” exhibition.

001 (Small)

As soon as we got through the door,

we were confronted with this massive fluro hairy installation

that spread up and across the walls.

Kind of bizarre.

002 (Small)

But, we didn’t stop there for long,

as we were headed for the larger than life “In Bed” sculpture.

003 (Small)

Doesn’t she look realistic.

I just wanted to reach out and touch this sculpture

to confirm for my brain that she wasn’t real.

But I didn’t.  I’m not a gallery rebel.

005 (Small)

I have a bit of a love-hate thing going on with Modern Art.

Some of the pieces are just weird and ugly,

while others are weird but kind of alluring and beautiful.

009 (Small)

The curious and outlandish nature of Modern Art just draws me in.

026 (Small)

There is some beauty to be found in it,

028 (Small)

even if it’s a bit twisted and distorted.

We saw one of these PixCell deers in New York.

011 (Small)

The one in New York was much nicer.

139 (Small)

Anyway, our forty minutes at GOMA was quickly over,

018 (Small)

which Hubby was very thankful for.

He’s not a Modern Art fan at all.

032 (Small)

But I think the boys and I will return to “Sugar Spin”

after the school holiday rush.

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on December 13, 2016 in Art and Craft, Field Trips

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: