The Louvre, paris
The Louvre, paris

5 Must visit Paris Art Galleries

Paris has attracted artists and art enthusiasts for centuries. Read on to learn more about Paris art galleries.

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Besides being the "City of Love," Paris is famously known as the "City of Art." Paris has been regarded as one of the most undisputed art capitals belonging to the western world. Pioneering artists like Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, and Monet have resided in Paris over the years. Paris will fetch you some of the finest perspective-altering artworks in galleries, museums, and other art spaces.

Looking beyond the enormous classical institutions, you will encounter some of the must-see art. Paris art galleries are way beyond some minimal clusters of artwork. You can witness the eye-catching artworks in Galleries Thaddaeus Ropac, Galleries Emmanuel, and more.

Must-Visit Art Galleries of Paris 

So, if you are planning for your next tour, then make sure it is to Paris. You can witness some of the famous artworks by pioneer artists who embrace the city's cultural heritage. Listed here are the top 5 must-visit art galleries in Paris. Take a look at these destinations and plan your trip quickly.

1. The Louvre

There is always a reason behind the occurrence of any event. Music artists Jay-Z and Beyonce brought their impressive talents to the Louvre, as it is the most iconic museum. In 2018, approximately 10.1 million people passed through the pyramidal structured art museum. The maze of staircases, galleries, escalators, and passageways makes the museum stand out.

The second most significant art museum in the world features some glorious artworks. You will also come across the masterpiece, Mona Lisa. Before heading out to visit the Louvre, check whether the galleries are closed or not. You would surely not want to miss out on the masterpieces while visiting.

2. Musée d'Orsay

Train station Beaux-Arts Orsay was converted into an art gallery in 1986. It holds the world's most extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist artwork. While exploring Musée d’Orsay, you will come across the works of Renoir, Monet, Toulouse Lautrec, and Van Gogh. You will also find the decorative arts from the Art Nouveau era and 19th-century sculpture.

Once you have finished browsing, you can ease your taste buds with delicious coffee from the museum's cafe.

3. Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

Emmanuel Perrotin established the art gallery in 1990 in elegant hotel premises. The Parisian establishment features the unique Japanese set by Takashi Murakami, Mariko Mori et al. This gallery is also associated with popular French names, including Xavier Veilhan and Sophie Calle. Besides, it features Prix Marcel Duchamp winner Bernard Frize and Tatiana Trouvé.

You will stand a chance to gaze at many incredible artworks, including the Austrian collective Gelitin.

4. Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

The private art museum is located in the Hôtel de Mongelas and Hôtel de Guénégaud buildings. This quirky museum determines the relationship between animals, humans, and nature through the ages. The eclectic displays include weapons, sculptures, paintings, and tapestries.

The art enthusiast within you will tingle when you come across the craft and painting installations. The spanning videos and photography will keep you hooked.

5. Musée des Arts Décoratifs

This private art museum in Paris is often found flying under the radar. Founded in 1882, the museum is entirely devoted to the decorative arts. This stylish sanctuary is located close to the Louvre. It mainly draws the attention of fashionistas and design hunters. Musée des Arts Décoratifs mainly features jewelry, couture fashion, photography, and cutting-edge craft. Besides, it features interior decoration, graphic art posters, iconic furniture, posters, textiles, and homewares. These authentic collections make it one of the top-rated art galleries in Paris. All the decorative artworks belong from the Middle Ages to the present day, along with changing thematic exhibitions.

Loulou, the restaurant of the museum, is an ultimate showstopper. Your tummy can have a good fill after you complete the museum tour.

What to do Next?

Get in touch with cruisebooking.com. Book your air tickets, pack your bags, grab your passport, and head out to tour Paris with your family. From witnessing The Starry Night by Van Gogh to purchasing some textiles from the Middle Age, you can do it all. Above all, you can see and appreciate the art culture in Paris.

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