I am no authority on classifying what is good art and what is not. But good art for me is like porn. You just know it when you see it. It is the piece from across the room that is full of art pieces yet you’re attention gets sucked by it.
Good art is personal. It is the piece that commands gaze, shake your brain cells and delivers pleasant feelings even after days has passed. It is the piece that does not need your convincing by anyone to appreciate it.
These are exactly my thoughts during my “cultural day”, the day of my traditional visit to a museum every time I got the chance to travel out of my country. And during my stay in New York, my “cultural day” of course ensued at no less than the largest art museum of the United States, the world renowned, MET or the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
With the vast selection of superb art pieces featured in the MET, the pieces that commanded my gaze, sucked my attention and shook my brain cells were the following:
Though my New York journey has concluded weeks ago, these are the very art pieces that got stuck in my brain which emits lingering feelings of pleasantness. So I guess, these are my self-classified “good art” pieces found at the MET.
Grabe! Super hay-end ang Kuchural Dey kong yan!