So many images flooded to mind, Modern Art, the Tate in London, M.o.M.A in NY, The Guggenheim in L.A and NY, Outdoor sculpture parks and gardens in Hakone, Japan and in a private garden near Lake Taupo, NZ.
I have images of young masai warriors in traditional robes, spears in one hand and smartphones in the other or the little girl in a sari in the ancient Karni Mata temple in Bikaner India on her phone while about 8 of the 20,000 rats which live there sip milk from a bowl next to her.
I have gone with Cloud Gate or what is affectionately known as “The Bean”, a stunning piece of modern art in Chicago.
I visited Chicago in the middle of winter in Jan 2011. I was hosted by two dear fellow travelers whom I met on a Habitat for Humanity Build in Vietnam in 2009. Their hospitality and fabulous advice made my trip a memorable adventure and a warm experience despite the bitter cold!
Chicago is a vibrant city with great galleries and outdoor art spaces and I imagine a wonderful place to explore in the summer months! I did enjoy the winter landscape and exploring in winter too.
The bean was fascinating, every angle offered a different perspective. It was a candidate for Cee’s perspective challenge this week too! I loved the reflections and distortions it offered.
As a solo traveler it is not often I have photos of myself and this was before the days of selfie sticks! I had so much fun interacting with this massive modern sculpture.
Self Portraits in Modern Art Sculpture
In response to Where’s My Backpack? – Modern
Thank you Ailsa for the fun Challenges, Please keep them coming!
Here are my previous efforts in response to Ailsa’s Travel Themes
Yoroshiku Onegai shimasu