Art Around the World

Virtual Museums and Galleries



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Lawrence Montgomery

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The Great Hermitage, St Petersburg


Introduction

Prepare to travel around the world on a tour of International galleries and Museums. No need to buckle your seat belt, just link up to any of the websites listed below and let the search begin.
  • Walk through the halls of the Rubens Gallery in the Louvre.
  • Stop and examine the Faux marble walls in the Hermitage.
  • Pay a visit to the new Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
  • Imagine sitting in a room in the Courtauld Institute in London along with paintings by Manet, Monet, Gauguin, Renoir and Van Gogh.



Art Museum Websites
    •Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery (London)
The Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery has one of the most important collections in Britain, including world-famous Old Master, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings.
    •Louvre Museum (Paris)
A medieval fortress, the palace of the kings of France, and a museum for the last two centuries, the architecture of the Louvre Palace bears witness to more than 800 years of history. Divided into 8 departments, the Louvre collections incorporate works dating from the birth of the great antique civilisations right up to the first half of the XIXth century, thereby confirming its encyclopedic vocation.
    •The British Museum
    •The Dali Museum
    •The Frick
The Frick Collection is housed in the New York City mansion built by Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919). The mansion and the sixteen galleries within offer a unique setting to view many masterpieces of the era’s splendor.
    •The Hermitage (St. Petersburg)
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St Petersburg. Put together throughout two centuries and a half, the Hermitage collections of works of art (over 3,000,000 items) present the development of the world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.
    •Van Gogh Museum
Education/Art Websites
    •Artcyclopedia
An excellent source for museums from around the world with an online presense.


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