Personal Narrative: Going To The Whitney Museum

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Whitney Museum? Was the first thought in my head when I first heard about the extra credit opportunity announced in class. When I was a child, I thought it was a Museum pertaining to Whitney Houston, but that was not the case. I heard people talk about it, but I could never pinpoint where it was. It was not until last week that I would have the opportunity to enter the Museum for $1. Going to the Whitney Museum last week, has sparked an interest in going to Museums and I am glad that I went. After spending half and hour being lost, I finally arrived at around 7 o’clock p.m. on a Friday. The sky was painted a dark navy blue and I could not make out much figures. I was shocked by how long the line was. It was the size of a New York City subway …show more content…
I liked this one because the artist used three dimensional graphics to create this woman named Annalee who had blue hair, fair skin and teal eyes. She looks a bit like a mix between an alien and an anime character. Sadly, I could not hear much about what she was saying. However, at one point everything became black, she was wearing black, and rain clouds were above her. Although she is a 3D character, she has many moods. Another piece that really interested me was a dark room that had three screens place side by side each other. What was fascinating about it was the fact that multiple designs flashed on screens every five seconds. There were spiral designs of blue, green, red and geometric designs that looked like the keys of a piano. The images changed to the beat of the song. For example, if there was a part where it sounded like xylophones and the keys on the screen went up and down at different times. It helped to visual the melody of …show more content…
It made me wondered if the artist/content creators created their work with this title in mind, or if this was the only way they could group all these exhibits together. By the end of the night, I concluded that name helped established a community for all of these pieces to live together, but it did not define what all the pieces were about. Based on my observation I think Dreamlands is about the altered conscious of the creators, in which they were able to achieve by documenting the world with found footage, sound, image, and/or physical ornaments. Artists also altered and often reappropriated the meaning of objects and visual imagery (i.e. frogs). Each form of media displayed different states of the mind, which I consider is subjective, based on the fact that we all come from experiences and are able to express ourselves in different

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