Museums are Mnemonic Devices

One more gallery, one more walk, one more sun-sprinkled day. Dashing over cobblestones and pavers we started a day of exploration at the Moco. A modern-contemporary museum. The graffiti works of British artist Banksy not only stood out — they shouted! The tribute to DaVinci with a slash across the eyes was a street stencil often repeated in pink or green. The graffiti values overpowering the original image.

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The projectile of flowers hurled into any agressive situation might change the course of history. OK even Banksy would poke that apart.

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Or with the future de constructive dream. Why would you pay for art when so much is free all around you? People are even stealing pieces of wall with a Banksy stencil on it.

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Maybe the fear of the monkey in control has created turmoil for the status quo. Imagine if the weak had power, or the poor inherited the earth, or even the strong became weak. An upside down order. In the beginning there was order, there were towers, temples, palaces and even rules and now we are left with our humanity. What will we do for our neighbour?

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Maybe the simple couch is a good place to start. Maybe an admission that we are not normal. Anything that will remind us about being human would be a great mnemonic device.

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Setting prisoners free may be about redeeming Gummy Bear!

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