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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 8 Interesting Facts about the Villa Farnesina in Rome

This suburban mansion from the early 16th century might not be the most famous building in Rome, but it still houses some of the greatest frescoes in the city. This villa is an amazing Renaissance building that was commissioned by one of the richest people of the Renaissance. He didn’t hold back on spending money …

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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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Top 8 Interesting Facts about the Horta Museum (Brussels)

What better place to discover Art Nouveau decorations and Art Nouveau Architecture than the place where its pioneer lived and worked, right? This avant-garde style emerged in Brussels in the late 19th century and quickly spread to Paris and subsequently other parts of Europe and the world. In this article, we’ll take a closer look …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

If you plan to visit Richmond, Virginia, then there’s no better place in the city to enjoy great art than the Museum District or “West of the Boulevard.” This area in the northwestern part of Richmond features two major museums that take up 6 blocks, including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) and the …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the National Gallery of Ireland

A railway magnate and engineer offered to display his collection of art during an important event in Dublin in the early 1850s. The popularity of this section of the 1853 Great Industrial Exhibition in the backyard of Leinster House was immense. So much so that it was decided to establish a permanent public art collection. …

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Top 10 Famous Paintings at the National Gallery of Victoria

The oldest art museum Down Under isn’t the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, but an amazing museum in Melbourne, Victoria. The National Gallery of Victoria was founded in 1861. This was right in the middle of the Victoria Gold Rush and just a decade after the state became an independent colony in 1851. Melbourne …

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Top 8 Interesting Facts about the Palais de Tokyo

Paris has been the venue of numerous World Fairs in its history. Many of the most famous buildings in France’s capital are remnants of these events. The Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais are just a few famous landmarks initially constructed as the centerpiece of an exhibition. These were visited by millions of people from …

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