SELFIE AT YAYOI KUSAMA


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WHO IS…YAYOI KUSAMA?

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who is sometimes called ‘the princess of polka dots’. Although she makes lots of different types of art – paintings, sculptures, performances and installations ­– they have one thing in common…dots!

Suffering from an obsessive compulsive disorder affected her relationship with her family, Kusama moved to New York City in the ’50s, using every bit of money she had to buy canvases and paint.

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“I was always hungry and cold. I wanted to die but kept painting.” Her dedication and hard workings eventually led her to worldwide recognition.

They say when you can overcame dark days with the power of art, and I was lucky to have a beautiful heart in my life who took me to that great exhibition.

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Activities like painting, sculpting or drawing, and photography can be very relaxing and rewarding hobbies that can lower your stress levels and leave you feeling mentally clear and calm.

You don’t need to create paintings to distract yourself, visiting art places art can give your brain a break from your usual thoughts.

Have a lovely Sunday y’all, J

Warr;or .. Tattoo


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Guess what? Last week I got my second tattoo (don’t mind the message on my T-shirt .. Hahahahaha)! Been thinking on this one for a long time now and now when it’s finally there it feels more than right.

I’m so happy with how it turned out!!

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There is a story behind that tattoo which I don’t feel like sharing, but I can say I was trying for long time not to fall apart.

The tattoo is a reminder to every fight I went through and those which I will face.

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I done my tattoo at the Swahili Bob’s Tattoo Stockholm by Ion.

I already have a small one on my wrist. That first one means a lot for me 

It can be a tough decision on what to get tattooed on your body parts. Just remember that your tattoo is a piece of art which will reflect your personality.

Talk soon, love!!

XOXO

Hop-On to the Vasa with me!


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While you on your Swedish vacation or just a new resident like me, be sure to visit one of Stockholm’s most well-known attractions: the Vasa Museum. Of all the things to do in Stockholm, this historic museum offers a wide variety of sights and experiences for adults and children alike, making it a must-see.

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The Vasa Museum is situated on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden. It takes about 30 minutes to walk from the Central Station and 10 minutes from the metro station Karlaplan.

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You could also take the ferry from Slussen all year round to enjoy the view.

Vasa “Swedish warship” was built between 1626 and 1628. The ship foundered and sank after sailing about 1.300 m into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. Basically it failed in its mission!!

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The ship is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist attractions and has been seen by over 29 million visitors since 1961.

To be honest, the ship is a real piece of art. I just fell in love with the construction and the sculptures.

The Vasa was decorated with sculptures intended to glorify the authority, wisdom and martial prowess of the monarch and also to deride, taunt and intimidate the enemy.

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Vasa has been the subject of hundreds of books, articles and papers on topics ranging from marine archaeology to culinary history. Three children’s books about Vasa have been written in Swedish and later translated into English, German, Danish, and Norwegian: The Vasa Saga by Bertil Almqvist, The Vasa Sets Sail by Mats Wahl (illustrated by Sven Nordqvist), and The Vasa Piglet by Björn Bergenholtz.

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In addition to the ship itself and its outlying exhibits, the museum offers a film about the Vasa’s history, viewable in sixteen different languages, and there is also a restaurant and gift-shop on the museum’s premises.

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