Art galleries maintain the culture, history and tradition by meaning of painting, drawing, Sculptures it tells the people and show thousands years back history in modernized time by the artiste. Art galleries provide the paintings, costumes, pastels, prints, colleges, artist books, photographs, installation art and many other things art galleries also host the major events, exhibitions, educational programs, music concerts, performances acts, poetry reading shows and lot of other conducted by the art museums and galleries.
Large numbers of art galleries situated all around the world but some of them more famous due to extra work, attractive building designs and attract millions of people these all are amazing, richest, and biggest art galleries with lot of collection. Some famous artiste also work for these world famous art galleries like Leonardo de Vinci, Picasso, Rene Magritte, Sisley, Monet, Degas and many others.
So here is the list of top 10 most famous art galleries in the world 2017.
10. Musee d’Orsay – Paris
One of the famous art gallery Musee d’Orsay located in Paris France it was established in 1986 it is the biggest art gallery which consist collection of impressionist and post impressionist masterpieces all around the world by the painters of Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and lot of other famous painters. It is one of the largest art galleries in the Europe country and in the world as well millions of people visit this museum throughout the year due to more interesting, amazing, and richest art gallery it also launched major events and exhibitions.
9. National Museum of Korea – Seoul
National museum of Korea declaring as famous art galleries in the world every year lot of events conducted here like exhibition, educational programs, seminars and many more. It has the superb collection of Lord Buddha’s Sculptures, ceramics, ancient painting and lot of others beautiful paintings which are made from the biggest artiste paintings usually related to daily life of common person. This national museum consist more than 220000 masterpieces of art, sketches, drawings and paintings which provide us eye catching views and make this art gallery more attractive for the whole world people.
8. National gallery of Art – Washington
Another one of the famous national gallery of art situated in Washington it was establish in 1937, Eral A. Powell is a director of this art gallery, masterpieces by American, British and Italian Artists. Major work of this gallery denoted by the Paul Mellon, Ailsa, Rush Harrison Kress, Peter Arrell Brown widener, Chester Dale and some others. The collection including of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, medals, decorative arts, and one only painting of Leonardo Da Vinci in America. Many Educational programs, major events, exhibitions and many others program conducted in this art gallery every year.
7. Centre Pompidou – Paris
Center Pompidou also known as center Pompidou Georges this complex building located in the area of Paris, France and it was start from the 1977 after seven years of completion by president of Valery Giscard d’Esting. It is most visited place from the people due to different and unique style of building structure architecture related to Britain and Italy they made this art gallery more attractive and charming with different beautiful colors. Very famous painter Picasso and Rene Magritte make sketches and paintings for this art gallery it provides the facility of libraries with coffee shops.
6. National Palace Museum – Taipei
This famous art gallery established in the year of 1925 situated in Taipei & Taibao, Taiwan with the collection of 700000 work ancient Chinese artifacts and artwork. Its main building designed by the Huang Baoyu which was designed in 1964 complete in one year but storage for the art collection not sufficient and redesigned with innovation 1967 to 1994. The collection related to Chinese bronze articles, Jade, ceramics, and lot of other make this famous gallery more attractive and beautiful in whole world they organized different type of exhibition and events all the time.
5. British Museum – London
Another London situated art gallery is very attractive for the visitors globally and more famous art gallery in the world. This British art is considered as a very largest art gallery which contain more than eight million artworks it also very oldest art museum that was built in 1753, 263 years before but opened for the public in 1759 dedicated to human history, art and culture all collection based on physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. Jonathan William, Christopher Yates, Joanna Mackle are the deputy director with different type of responsibilities, in 2015 Hartwig Fischer is announced as a director of the museum.
4. Tate Modern – London
Tate modern art gallery founded in 17 years ago in 2000 located in Bank side London originally designed by the Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and built in 2 3 stages between 1947 to 1963, SE1 United Kingdom and advertises international modern art and paintings this beautiful art gallery provide other facilities of seminars, bookshops, auditorium also has a bar and restaurants for refreshment and many more. It attract the millions of people all over the world the unique paintings are from the 19th century including canvas paintings, and oil paintings with different shiny colors.
3. National Gallery – London
This famous art national gallery in Trafalgar square city of Westminster in central London and established in 1824 this is very beautiful art gallery it designed in perfect and attractive that attract the lot of visitors many construction done later after established but very nicely. National gallery designed by William Wilkins but that designed face criticize due to weakness of its design, lack of space these problems solved by British in 1897, the present director of this famous gallery is Gabriele Finaldi it is also most visited art gallery after metropolitan and Louvre galleries.
2. Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York
It is also one of the largest metropolitan museum’s of art in United State and in the world as well it consist more than two million works all the time in various seventeen departments from different countries permanent collection related to classical antiquity & ancient Egypt, painting by European masters, American collection and modern art. It was founded in 1870 by the founders of businessmen, financiers and main artist as well who want to open art gallery for their works and art education to the American people and now declaring as most famous art gallery in this modern world with lot of visitors every year.
1. Louvre – Paris
It is historic monument and top largest museum in the world which is located in Paris, France also most visited art gallery almost 7.4 million visitors visit in 2016 and every year. It was established in 1793 with exhibition of the 537 painting and currently it consist more than 35000 works and the most famous painting of Mona Lisa in this largest museum other collection related to, costumes, jewelry, mummies, tools, weapon, paintings and lot of other. This art gallery divided in eight different departments like Greek, Islamic art, Near eastern antiquities, Egyptian Antiquities, Decorative art, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, painting, and print & drawing.