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The Frick Collection – New York

Visiting the Frick Collection is like traveling back in time to the Gilded Age at the dawn of the twentieth century.  Housed in the one of the last remaining Fifth Avenue mansions that characterized the opulence of that bygone era, the art collection and the landmark building itself stand as a testimony to the aesthetic […]

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Brooklyn Museum – New York

As the second largest museum in New York after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, the Brooklyn Museum boasts a vast collection of more than 1.5 million works of art, thousands of which are displayed in a gracious Beaux-Arts landmark overlooking Prospect Park. Embracing the inherent diversity of the global experience, the museum focuses […]

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Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) – Paris

Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) Holding a collection of approximately 45,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years representing the cultures of Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam, the Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) exhibits what is considered the largest and finest collection of Asian art outside of Asia.  Housed in a […]

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The Cloisters – New York

A branch museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, The Cloisters is set within the leafy confines of Fort Tyron Park overlooking the Hudson River in far Northern Manhattan. Complete with a collection of two thousand objects consisting of paintings, sculpture, icons, religious artifacts and ritual […]

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Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) – Paris

Featuring 6,000 unique and precious objects amassed during the late 19th century by distinguished collectors Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, the Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) is one of the most fascinating museums in Paris.  Housed in a magnificent Second Empire mansion which was the celebrated and fashionable couple’s residence and private gallery, the […]

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National Picasso Museum (Musée National Picasso) – Paris

The most celebrated and influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso proclaimed himself the very greatest collector of his own work. Upon his death, much of his personal collection was transferred to the French government to cover inheritance taxes and became the nucleus of the permanent collection of this museum, opened in 1985 and […]

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Orsay Museum (Musée d’Orsay) – Paris

Displaying works created between 1848 and 1914, the Musée d’Orsay includes within its extraordinary collection of more than ten thousand objects, the French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings revered by art lovers everywhere.  Housed in a magnificently rehabilitated former train station, there is no finer grouping of the breathtaking canvases of Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, […]

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City of Paris Museum of Fashion

The City of Paris Museum of Fashion (Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris) exhibits French fashion and costume design dating from the eighteenth century to the present day out of a permanent collection totaling approximately 70,000 rare and historic items. The museum presents temporary exhibitions exclusively due to the fragility of the […]

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Gustave Moreau Museum (Musée National Gustave Moreau) – Paris

Truly one of Paris’s most singular art galleries, the Gustave Moreau Museum is a tribute and monument to the influential Symbolist artist Gustave Moreau and the chief repository of his fascinating works.  Focusing on biblical, literary and mythological themes, the collection encompasses over 14,000 paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, sketches, studies and models, from large to […]

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Orangerie Museum (Musée de l’Orangerie) – Paris

As the repository of Monet’s dreamy and beloved “Water Lilies” murals, the Orangerie Museum (Musée de l’Orangerie) in the Tuileries Garden is one of the most exceptional small museums in Paris.  These eight ethereal panels, as large as  6 x 9 feet each, capturing changing views of the light on the water as the sun […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]