ashley-lee

I'm a recent grad (Wellesley '11!) trying to break into the art world. When I'm not reading, writing, or tweeting about the contemporary art world, I like shoes, soccer, and Star Wars. Like Liz Lemon, I list things in threes.

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True Life: I Hated Chihuly

If Chihuly promised an intense visual experience, it delivered… to an extent. But the exhibition is nearly over, and I can finally admit, loudly and proudly, that I hated it.

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Best of the YBAs: Young British Artists

Made in Britain was one of the best shows I’ve ever seen in a Hong Kong government-run museum and it made me think of my favorite YBAs.

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Five Must-Follow Art Twitter Feeds

Museums tweet, art magazines tweet, art blogs tweet. Basically everyone who’s committed to promoting themselves in the art world tweets, resulting in a huge amount of Twitter feeds.

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Art in the Desert of Censorship

A huge museum project has begun taking shape in Hong Kong, along with those in Doha and Abu Dhabi.

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Art of the Arab Spring, Now in Venice

The recent revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa are playing a huge role at the contemporary art world’s largest event, the Venice Biennale.

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Museum Etiquette: The Worst Faux Pas

I’ll be honest here: I’m probably the worst museum visitor ever. I have spent the last four years sniffling, sneezing, and sleeping through lengthy museum visits (usually at 9 am on Saturday mornings). I am the worst art history major … Continued