Tag Archives: decorative art

Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Petit Palais Museum (Musée du Petit Palais) – Paris

Dubbed the, “free mini-Louvre without the crowds,” the Petit Palais Museum (Musée du Petit Palais) displays an exceptional permanent collection of approximately 1,300 paintings, drawings, tapestries, sculptures and works of decorative art dating from antiquity through the early twentieth century owned by the City of Paris and open to visitors at no charge.  Also known as […]

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Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics at the Met Museum – New York

February 4, 2014 through August 18, 2014 – Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (1880–1910) presents the public debut of the recently acquired Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of European Art Pottery which is comprised of works produced during a period when French potters created technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious […]

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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 […]