Why Museums Are Very Cool and Should Be Visited Often

September 3, 2014 8:27 PM

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Why Museums Are Very Cool and Should Be Visited Often

It's often easier to talk about visiting museums than it is to, ya'know, actually visit them. Between work, the gym, dinner, something else always seems to comes up. It's so much more convenient to just look at stuff on Tumblr, reblog it and pretend you know the difference between abstract impressionism and dada.

Last week  --  while doing exactly that  --  I stumbled upon George Bellows' 1924 painting, Dempsey and Firpo, and it lead me down an internet wormhole. I subsequently spent hours looking at his art, and became temporarily obsessed. I made it a point to see more of his work, or any work really. I ju...

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