Are you an art enthusiastic, trying to explore some of the famous museums around the world? Are you deeping down into google and search every art blog our there for news?
Here we have the perfect list for you:
We dived deep into the world of art and selected ten of the most famous art museum in respect to structure, collection of art, and availability. Experience fine art at these ten top museums in the world:
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
If you are visiting Paris, Musée d’Orsay museum should be on your list. The building was initially a railway station. Three talented architects converted it into a museum which was inaugurated in December 1986. Right now, it houses French paintings dating back to 1848. The museum is also known for its sculptures, furniture, and photography collection. Don’t miss out Vincent van Gough paintings. It’s said that he created the masterpiece Starry Night while he was in an asylum.
Louvre Museum, Paris
Are you a fan of Pierre-Jean Mariette painting? Well, you can see all his work at the Louvre museum in Paris. The Louvre is the world’s largest art museum and also recognized as a historical monument in Paris. Spread over 72, 735 square meters, the museum exhibits around 38,000 objects. The Mona Lisa is the most recognized paintings of the museum. What’s great about this museum is that it’s near to the Eiffel tower, so you can see both the wonders in on the trip.
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Museo del Prado, commonly known as the Prado museum is the storehouse of the world’s finest collection of European art. The museum exhibits paintings dating back to the 12th century. Located in Madrid, it’s the main Spanish art museum. You can visit the museum to witness the work by artists like El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch, Francisco Goya, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens, and Diego Velázquez.
Be it Spanish, French, Italian or Flemish art, you can find all sorts of paintings and sculptures here. You can plan to visit in October to see some great works of Museo del Prado. The general ticket costs €15 and may vary depending on the exhibition and the requirements. Good thing is that the tickets are valid for a year, so visit anytime you want.
Acropolis Museum, Greece
This museum is all about the history of Athens and its citizens. Visit anytime in the year to witness the lifestyle of the Athenians. For summer it would cost 10 euros to explore the museum. It gets cheaper during winters. Don’t worry about cafes and restaurants, the Acropolis museum has got it covered. In fact, on Fridays, you can enjoy some fine dining with live music till midnight.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence
Uffizi is one of the most visited art museums in the world. Uffizi means offices which were a building designed for the magistrates. It was in 1865 that it was converted into a museum. Planning to see the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, and Giotto? Uffizi gallery has got it all in one place. An event “the Colours of Judaism in Italy” can be attended till October. The tickets start from 12 euros in low season.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
If you are a fashionista, this is the place for you to visit in London. Be it clothes, art, jewelry, shoes, furniture; find all these at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Founded in 1852, the museum was named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Its art collection shows 5000 years of art from South Africa, Asia, America, and Europe. You can also enjoy the theatre and plays. Paintings by Raphael, J.M.W Turner, and John Constable are displayed at the V&A Museum. What you will find here are watercolor paintings.
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The museum is reopening on October 21 after a bit of renovation. They are unique because of the message they share through modern and contemporary art. From collage to film, you will find all of it in one place. If you are ready to explore new things and ideas, you need to visit this museum. The price of the tickets varies according to the age group. But if you are under 16, it’s free for you.
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Museum of Art is showcasing Dior: From Paris to the World. After a successful event at the Denver Museum, Dior is stealing hearts at the Dallas museum. Work from Christian Dior and his successive teams are on display for the public. There are approximately 200 pieces on display, including the very original pieces from Christian Dior himself. If you are a Dior fan and want to know the history closely, this is your chance.
Visit any of these museums and you will get a great deal of knowledge about how art evolved with time.
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