The Squeaky Robot

A Meddling Robot in a Human's World

Posts tagged “art

Look Up

Posted on March 4, 2012

I’m not really sure what art is, but in the famed words of Justice Potter Stewart and his famed colloquialism, I know it when I see it. DC’s art scene is very much underrated, wholly overshadowed by its primary role as the eye of the political storm. As cool and comprehensive as the National Gallery is, I don’t think art has to be hanging on a wall or supported by a marble base. Art can be anywhere, in the people who ride the gallery’s escalators, in the underground tunnels that serve as a link between celebrated eighteenth century collections and modern galleries that were born only last year, and finally, in the dismal yet soothingly symmetric institution known as the DC Metro, where people…

Spring and Monet

Posted on April 7, 2011

I’m channeling my inner artist in this photo – I’m going to be pretentious and call it Monet-esque? Maybe? DC has finally overcome its indecisiveness and committed to a season. You know its truly spring when you make extra efforts to dodge fat, gravity-defying bumblebees and run away from the bible-thumpers who have usurped the campus’ center.