A brief visit to the British Museum

On Friday I had some time to kill in the afternoon and as it was rather chilly I decided to have a look at the British Museum (where I hadn’t been for years), forgetting it was Good Friday and therefore heaving. I did find a few quieter sections, though and was able to take a few photos. No chance getting into the temp exhibtions that required booking, though. A few photographic impressions below:

At the British Museum

Sowei Mask
Sowei mask, a free temp exhibit.

At the British Museum

At the British Museum
Clockwork horses in Mesopotamia? Surely not.

At the British Museum
Reminded me of The Exorcist, for some reason

At the British Museum

At the British Museum
How many faces do you see?

At the British Museum

At the British Museum

At the British Museum

A few more on flickr.

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A brief visit to the Tate Modern

I had a few hours to kill before the Coal Porters gig on Saturday so I wandered around the South Bank a bit as it was actually a nice day. It was, however, rather chilly so I decided I needed to warm up. Having never been to the Tate Modern, I decided to have a look around. I don’t claim to understand modern art but I hoped there would be a few things that grabbed my attention. While there was a lot of pretentious wank (and pretentious wankers among the visitors), there were a view pieces that at least showed some skill (in my opinion). These are just photographic impressions, no titles or names of artists.

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern

Impressions from the Tate Modern