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Iceland – the land of light – Third

This is going to be my third post on Iceland I hope you have had a chance to view the many photos in (part 1 and Part 2). I am going to focus on panoramas in this third post, less texts and more photos. Iceland is such a different place, so hard to describe, rough nature, real nature, and all over. There is no other place that draws me like Iceland does, and I could easily se myself living on this windy rough island. Continue reading Iceland – the land of light – Third

Iceland – the land of light – First

Iceland is one of the countries I cannot get enough of, I love to visit it again and again. Every time I have had the pleasure of going to Iceland it has resulted in new adventures and new impressions. Last year we visited the western parts surrounding Reykjavik, but this year we went more Eastover. The plan was to be staying just south from Vatnajökull and some 90km west of Höfn, focusing on the coast, glacier and icebergs. The trip did prove itself to be much more than planned, there was a abandoned Viking movie set, in stunning surroundings, Aurora Borealis, waterfalls, ice caving, canyon hike, stunning coastal sites, caves at Vik and more. Continue reading Iceland – the land of light – First

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

First impressions of a transformed city

When we arrived to Bilbao we were very much surprised with the beauty and spaciousness of the city, nobody expected to find so much charm in a place other than Barcelona! Bilbao

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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao

 

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Fog Sculpture (F.O.G.) by Fujiko Nakaya Possibly the first artist to have worked with fog as a sculptural medium.
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Designed by American architect Frank Gehry, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao building represents a magnificent example of the most groundbreaking 20th-century architecture. With 24,000 m2, of which 11,000 are dedicated to exhibition space, the Museum represents an architectural landmark of audacious configuration and innovating design, providing a seductive backdrop for the art exhibited in it.
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“The Matter of Time” by Richard Serra
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“The Matter of Time” by Richard Serra
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“The Matter of Time” by Richard Serra
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“Tulips” by Jeff Koons A bouquet of multicolor balloon flowers blown up to gargantuan proportions (more than 2 meters tall and 5 meters across).
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When you circulate the building, seeing it from the rare, then the true scale of the project reveal itself.
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Sculpture 80 Balls Stainless steel by Anish Kapoor. I tried to capture the sculpture backlit, with the setting sun gently striking the building.
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Among other things, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has been compared to a ship, a meteorite, a spaceship from Alpha Centauri, a large soufflé and a metallic piece of cauliflower. Regardless of the analogy deployed, academics and critics alike praise the Frank Gehry building as one of the most influential and important of our time
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Girls be Girls
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The building of which James Bond jumps out from in the “The World Is Not Enough”
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Almost 9 meters tall, Maman is one of the most ambitious of a series of sculptures by Bourgeois that take as their subject the spider

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Puppy by Jeff Koons Engaging with both past and present, employing sophisticated computer modeling to create a work that references the 18th-century formal European garden. A behemoth West Highland terrier carpeted in bedding plants, Puppy employs the most saccharine of iconography flowers and puppies