Menil Collection Observation

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Last year, I visited the Menil Collection located in Houston, Texas. Overall, the general atmosphere of the museum was very dignified. When observing the illustrations, the only sounds audible were the wood floors creaking as each step I took increased. As with each step I took, a tacitum guard placed in each room had their eyes set on me and followed me as if they were my very own shadow. I was a bit intimidated, but I understood they did not want an incident such as the vandalism act in 2012 to occur once again. Despite the uncanny tone at times, I felt as if the formal ambience helped create an attentive connection with the artwork and I. Once adjusted to the silent atmosphere and presence of the guards, my sole focus jumped to the paintings
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