Merry Christmas!

The most wonderful time of year has arrived at last! I’d like to wish you all, my Dear Readers, that these beautiful days may be merry, peaceful, filled with joy and laughter. I sincerely hope that mine will be just as described (although I’m fighting a pretty nasty flu at the moment). Let us fill ourselves with good vibes, spend time with our loved ones, and get ready for the new year that’s approaching faster than I expected. Museum Assistant will soon be celebrating its first birthday, can imagine?

Merry Christmas!

With love,

Your Museum Assistant

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photo by Kinga Lubowiecka. All rights reserved.

 

 

a Thyssen never seen

When I heard that CaixaForum Barcelona is planning to open an exhibition displaying masterworks from the collection of Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid alongside those deposited in Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, I knew that’s something I better not miss. Having fresh memories of my visit to Museo Thyssen in Madrid, I sincerely hoped to see the highlights of their collection hanging on the walls of any color except for salmonish orange. Therefore, with a mix of excitation and anxiety, the very first day after the exhibition opened I headed for CaixaForum.

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entrance to the exhibition

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Christmas gifts selection by Museum Assistant

With Christmas time ahead, I suppose that most of you are already hunting for some gifts and stocking fillers for your loved ones, am I right? My advice is pretty simple: if you don’t want to buy another boring tie for your Dad, an absolutely unsurprising hand cream for your Mom, and not particularly creative gift card to a popular chain store for your Partner, visit your closest museum’s shop.

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