After waiting for far too long to visit the de Young, I was eager to check out the newly renovated San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Though we always make time to take in museums when we are traveling, it’s been a decade since I last visited the MOMA so memories of its past were pretty vague in my mind. The renovation, which just reopened last month after being closed for three years, more than doubled the bright and airy exhibition space.
As a modern art lover, I appreciate the whimsical nature and various forms in which artistic creations take place. Here are just a few shots from the current exhibits, and I highly encourage you to go see it for yourself. With seven floors, there is a lot to take in.
Everyone has heard jokes about how modern art can be done by a child or by simply splattering paint on a canvas. My daughter also shares this viewpoint about some works and insisted she could recreate many of the paintings. So, I presented her with the same challenge that gave her brother a new appreciation for what simply looks easy to create.
Still, it is easy to think the works — like those above — can be easily reproduced. Though I have performed and failed at my own attempts to do so, this painting is giving me DIY ideas. Paint chips, anyone? To be continued…
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