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Top 10 Interesting Petit Palais Facts

What are the odds of finding the Petit Palais (Small Palace) right across a massive structure called the “Grand Palais” (Big Palace) right? Both buildings in Paris were built for the same purpose in the early 20th century and both are still being used today. This alone is quite remarkable, but there’s a lot more …

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Top 8 Famous Crime Museums in the World

Not all museums in the world are dedicated to fine art conceived by endless human creativity. Some focus solely on the darker side of human beings. There’s nothing glorious about a demented serial killer or an unscrupulous gangster. Even though their actions freak us out, they somehow intrigue us as well. That’s why crime museums …

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10 Famous Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

One of the most popular art museums on the East Coast of the United States can be found in Boston, Massachusetts. The Museum of Fine Arts has a collection size of well over 8,000 paintings and over 450,000 works of art. This makes it one of the most extensive collections of any art museum in …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Pinacoteca di Brera

One of the most amazing buildings in Milan is home to the city’s most famous museum, the Pinacoteca di Brera. The Palazzo di Brera, which houses both the museum and the Brera Academy, was constructed on the site of a 12th-century monastery and former Jesuit college. This is just north of the historical heart of …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum is often just referred to as “The Getty” and is one of the most famous art museums on the west coast of the United States. It’s housed in 2 different locations in Los Angeles known as the “Getty Villa” and the “Getty Center.” The Getty Villa is located in the …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Prado Museum

The Prado Museum in Madrid is officially known as the “Museo Nacional del Prado” and is the national museum of Spain and the most popular museum in the country. It’s located right in the heart of the Spanish capital just west of the large El Retiro Park and pretty much at walking distance of the …

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Top 10 Famous Kunsthistorisches Museum Artworks

The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is one of those museums that you could visit even if there wasn’t a world-class collection of fine art housed inside of it. The building in which this so-called “Museum of Fine Arts” is housed was one of the multiple immense projects built in the 19th century along the newly …

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8 Great Facts about the Kunsthistorisches Museum

One of the greatest museums of fine art in the world is housed in an incredible building in Vienna, the capital of Austria in Central Europe. Although the amazing collection of paintings and sculptures is the main attraction of the museum, the amazing architecture of the building it’s housed in is an attraction by itself. …

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Top 10 Famous Art Institute of Chicago Paintings

With a collection size of over 300,000 works of art and an average yearly visitor count of over 1.5 million people, the Art Institute of Chicago in Downtown Chicago can be classified as one of the greatest museums in the United States and even the world. Founded as the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts in …

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Top 10 Artworks at the Galleria Borghese

When a man named Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1577-1633) started collecting fine works of art to decorate his “Villa Borghese,” he most probably didn’t have an idea that his opulent residence would become one of the most popular museums in Rome called the “Galleria Borghese” today. He was the secretary of Pope Paul V, a function …

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