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Home to some of the finest art museums and artists in the world, Paris is a realm of artistic vibrancy and invention, where art is admired and new talent is encouraged. Some of the globe’s most prestigious artworks, sculptures, film and photography are located in Paris, such as works by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, plus many more. Furthermore, Paris is recognised globally for its masterpieces of architecture, such as the Eiffel Tower, Sacré-Cœur and Arc de Triomphe. No matter what era of art you like, you will be sure to find artworks in the numerous museums around the city.
We list many art collections in Paris on Uart and our global map of art allows you to explore new artworks. Why not take advantage of this and browse our galleries, museums, churches and abbeys, plus many more!
Here are a few of our recommendations of places to visit in Paris:
The Louvre Museum
The Louvre holds timeless masterpieces of artworks dating from the 20th Century, as well as being a piece of artwork itself! Most famous for being home to the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo, the Louvre contains eight thematic departments, comprising of a total of 35,000 artworks. These
artworks date from the Antiquity to the Early Modern period, including masterpieces by Delacroix, Da Vinci and Rubens, as well as unsurpassed Egyptian, Greco-Roman and Islamic arts collections. This mammoth of a museum is definitely a must-see for any art-lover! Discover their collection on Uart here.
Once an old train station on the banks of the river Seine, the Musée d’Orsay is but a stone’s throw away from the Louvre. Inside are countless impressionist and expressionist masterpieces from the likes of Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, as well as artworks from lesser-known, yet equally important modern artists. You will be sure to get a breath-taking and detailed look into the birth of modern artwork when visiting this museum. Discover their collection on Uart here.
The National Museum of Modern Art
Located in Centre Pompidou, the National Museum of Modern Art (MNAM), houses some of the most prestigious modern art collections from around the world. With just over a staggering 100,000 pieces of art from 20th Century artists such as Picasso, Warhol and Braque, the art collection is updated and refreshed every year, meaning that you are guaranteed to see new artworks each time you go. If modern art is your thing, then be sure to visit the National Museum of Modern Art! See their collection on Uart here.