For The Assiduous Scholar

Bah humbug” says Christian Leyk, “one doesn’t need to be a geek to enjoy the occasional visit to the museum. Places like the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, the various art museums in Museums of Munich (which rank amongst the best in the world, together with the hugely entertaining Deutsche Museum) and the Museum Island in Berlin are amazing sources of inspiration for the creative mind!

It is not so much about learning who painted what and it’s not about learning how many skeletons were found in the Talheim Death Pit… it’s about finding yourself in the bigger picture, understanding more about the world around you as it is and as it was. Every one of us is ultimately the product of thousands of years of history and how our culture, society and technology developed; everything is connected. Marvel at Nefertiti’s beauty or study the joyful madness of Juan Miro’s paintings, there’s always a little bit of you in there, too.”

In the end, it all boils down to the old question: “Where do I come from and where do I go?”