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Top 8 Famous Paintings at the Meadows Museum

This museum in Dallas is nicknamed “The Prado of the Prairie,” and that’s because it features a large number of paintings by Spanish artists. The Meadows Museum in Dallas was established in 1965 following a donation to the Southern Methodist University from Algur Hurtle Meadows (1899-1978). He was the founder of the General American Oil …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at The Guggenheim

If you want to admire art ranging from Impressionist masterpieces to contemporary paintings, then this popular museum in New York City is a great place to visit. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is commonly referred to as “The Guggenheim” and is located at 1071 Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The museum …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

One of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States is located in a magnificent nature park just north of downtown Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) or “Newfields” was established in 1883 as the “Art Association of Indianapolis” and featured 453 artworks from 137 artists at the time. The first permanent …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum

This museum in Buffalo developed a remarkable style of collecting paintings that allow you to admire key works of several important art movements. Founded as the Albright–Knox Art Gallery, this museum is owned by the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, This public arts institution was founded in 1862 which makes it the oldest of its kind …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Dallas Museum of Art

This popular museum in Texas might not be housed in the prettiest building in the country, but it surely holds a remarkable collection of fine art. The Dallas Museum of Art was established in 1903 as part of the Dallas Art Association. The first exhibitions of paintings were displayed at the Dallas Public Library. The …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the National Gallery of Canada

One of the most stunning landmarks in Ottowa, the capital city of Canada, houses a fascinating collection of Canadian, American, and European art. The institution was established in 1880 together with the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. It was initially housed at the former Second Supreme Court of Canada building just west of Parliament Hill. …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Doria Pamphilj Gallery

There are many amazing buildings in Rome, including countless amazing palaces. Very few, however, are still owned by the family who constructed them. One of these is known as the “Palazzo Doria Pamphilj,” a reference to the Doria, Pamphilj, Landi, and Aldobrandini families who are now unified through marriage as “Doria Pamphilj.” Located on the …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the São Paulo Museum of Art

One of the greatest museums in South America is housed in a building that has become a symbol of the city of São Paulo in Brazil. The São Paulo Museum of Art or “Museu de Arte de São Paulo” (MASP) was established in 1947 by the powerful media magnate Assis Chateaubriand (1892-1968). The owner of …

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Top 10 Famous Artworks at the Victoria and Albert Museum

One of the greatest museums in London is located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, a Borough in the western part of Central London which has royal status. The Victoria and Albert Museum, commonly referred to as the V&A, was established in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Clark Art Institute

The rich heir of the Singer Sewing Machine Company moved to France in the early 20th century and there he purchased his first painting in 1916. Collecting art became his lifelong passion. Robert Sterling Clark (1877-1956) married a French actress named Francine Clary (1876-1960) shortly after in 1919 and together, they amassed an awe-inspiring collection …

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