A bunch of pictures I’ve taken during my 3 days in Chicago in May (the recap is here). The beautiful Chicago skyline // 2. At the river // 3. On the Miracle Mile // 4. The water tower // 5.&6. On State Street // 7. On display at Macy’s // 8. Target – I loved… Read More Chicago. A photo post.
As mentioned in my Chicago recap the Millenium Park was what made initially think about going to Chicago and it did not disappoint! This was one of the very rare moments where I took pictures with my camera instead of my phone (I had packed the wrong battery charger, so I had to use the left… Read More Chicago. The Millenium Park.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton opened in October 2014 in Paris’ forest & park Bois de Boulogne. It is one of Frank Gehry’s latest buildings and a true masterpiece! When I first visited the foundation in December 2014 it look like this: And it was absolutely stunning! But now with the addition of Daniel Buren’s “Observatory… Read More Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton
After arriving at Gare du Nord at noon and checking into my very basic hotel (very cheap and central – you can’t have it all), I strolled leisurely to my first stop: the restaurant Marcel on Rue de Montmartre for a very late breakfast. They have great iced coffee, waffles, eggs, sandwiches and salads –… Read More 3 days in Paris – June 2016. Recap.
I wanted to visit Chicago since years but I had never enough time, or flights were too expensive or it just wasn’t the right season (I didn’t wanna go in late fall or winter … brrrr). But this year I found cheap flights from NYCs LaGuardia Airport to Chicago O’Hare for just $110 return! The… Read More USA. Three days in Chicago.
Last week I spent 5 days in Paris. Since I hadn’t been to Paris in about 15 years I did most of the touristy stuff, such as seeing the Eiffel Tower (1) and the Arc de Triomphe, walking down Champs Élysées (3) and along the Seine (5), visiting La Défense (4), Montmartre and Sacre Coeur (2). My Hotel… Read More A long weekend in Paris.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton at Bois de Boulogne – Frank Gehry’s newest masterpiece which just openend to the public 2 weeks ago (photo via)… and more Gehry: his retrospective at Centre Pompidou runs till January 2015. Also at Centre Pompidou: Jeff Koons retrospective from Nov 26th on! (photo via) Niki de Saint Phalle’s “Stravinski Fountain”… Read More Paris. Upcoming trip. Plans, ideas & inspiration.
[Above are a few pictures of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown LA, which I took on my first evening in LA back in March. I first visited the building in 2012 and immediately fell in love with it (especially it’s rooftop garden) and it’s still one of my favourite places in LA. It… Read More Los Angeles. Downtown. The Walt Disney Concert Hall. II.
Star-architect Frank O. Gehry, who is known for buildings like the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, created this large scale sculpture for the Summer Olympics 1992 in Barcelona. Like many other Gehry buildings it is made of stainless steel and reflects the sunlight. The fish is 56… Read More Barcelona. Port Olympic. Public Art. Goldfish by Frank Gehry.