If you’re an art lover who is keen to explore some of New York’s finest art galleries, simply continue reading to discover a handy guide to exploring New York.
New York Art Travel and Tourism:
1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ensure to spend at least one day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is the 3rd most visited art museum in the world. On a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you’ll be able to view a wide variety of art such as modern and contemporary art, medieval art, Egyptian art, American art, European sculptures, Greek and Roman art and art which has been flown in all the way from Africa and Oceania.
As well as the permanent exhibitions which are listed above, it’s also well worth touring the museum’s ever-changing roster of temporary exhibitions.
2. The Met Breuer
The Met Breuer is famous for its modern architecture and houses an eclectic mix of artwork but focuses on featuring modern and contemporary art from the early to mid-1900s. Examples of some of the works which are displayed include Madame Cezanne which was painted by Cezanne in 1871 and Two Girls With Parasols which was painted by John Singer Sargent in 1889.
So if you’re a fan of contemporary art, it’s well worth spending an afternoon in New York exploring this fascinating museum.
3. The Museum of Modern Art
Another world-famous art museum which is well worth visiting on your next trip to New York is the highly prestigious Museum of Modern Art. Which happens to be one of the largest museums dedicated to modern art in the world.
Examples of some of the thoroughly modern types of art which you should expect to see on a trip to the Museum of Modern Art include architecture drafts, illustrated books, photographs, prints, film, and electronic media as well as more traditional forms of art such as sculptures and painting.
Some examples of some of the artists who have their work displayed in the Museum of Modern Art include Andy Warhol and Vicent Van Gogh.
Lastly, whilst touring the Museum of Modern Art, make sure to tour the museum’s ever-popular sculpture garden.
4. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum which is often referred to as the Guggenheim Museum which originally constructed to house the artwork of Solomon R. Guggenheim himself. However, today you can see modern art from a wide variety of contemporary artists displayed at the Guggenheim Museum. Examples of which include Kandinsky, Gaugin, and Cezanne.
5. The Frick Collection
If you have a penchant for Western European art, make sure to head straight to the Frick Collection, which is located inside the renovated mansion which used to belong to a prominent industrial millionaire. If the idea of gazing upon works of art in a gorgeous mansion appeals to you, you’ll absolutely love The Frick Collection.
So what are you waiting for? There’s no better time than the present to start planning your next art focused trip to the big apple. Which also happens to be one of the world’s top art destinations.