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Exploring Art Museums in Paris

Art Museums are a great way to beat the summer heat not to mention experience some of the greatest works of art ever created up close.   The type of art or artist whose work you are interested in seeing may play a big role in picking a museum to visit.  If you are in Paris, you have the opportunity to experience some of the finest museums in the world.    The Musée du Louvre Located in the heart of Paris, the Louvre has one of the most impressive collections of art and artifacts in the world.  With 35,000 works of art including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo …..

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At Home with the Artists

One of the best ways to get in touch with artists and their work is to see where they lived.  Today the homes of many famous artists have been made into museums which give tours so that visitors can see the environment where artists created some of their most famous works.  One of the most famous artist homes and studios is the home of Claude Monet in Giverny, France.  Here visitors can wander through his famous gardens, over the Japanese footbridge and gaze at floating water lilies as if to set foot in one of his paintings.  His most famous scenes captured on canvas exist to this day in addition …..

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Online Art Tours

Today it is becoming easier and easier to see great works of art from all over the world at anytime from the comfort of your own computer.   With online artist galleries and 360 degree virtual tours, more and more people can appreciate works of the great masters in high resolution without having to travel around the world.  Of, course there is no replacing the real thing and seeing it up close and in person; however, for those who may never have an opportunity to go see Monet’s Water Lilies or Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in person, an online tour is a terrific opportunity to get a feel for the museum experience.  …..

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