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Art Museums

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Located in Paris. Royal residence until 1682. Works include the ancient Greek sculpture "Venus de Milo," the "Mona Lisa," and "Liberty Leading the People." Louvre
Considered to have the best collection of Spanish paintings, and also having works from Flemish masters, this museum holds "Las Meninas," "The Third of May,1808," and "The Garden of Earthly Delights" Museo del Prado
Located in Florence, Italy. Cosimo de Medici. It holds "The Birth of Venus," "La Primavera," and "Venus of Urbino." Uffizi Gallery
Located in Amsterdam. Housed in a Gothic revival building designed by P.J.H. Cuypers. It has "Night Watch," "The Merry Drinker," and "The Kitchen Maid." Rijksmuseum
Founded in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1764 by Catherine the Great. It's buildings include the Winter Palace, which was once the residence of Russia's stars. It has "The Return of the Prodigal Son," and "Red Room." Hermitage
Originally known as the National Gallery of British Art when opened in 1897 (renamed for its benefactor, Sir Henry Tate) It now has 3 branches. It awards the Turner Prize and it's collection includes many works by J.M.W. Turner and "Whaam!" Tate
Located in Manhattan's Upper East Side. It's a Frank Lloyd Wright building that features a spiral ramp. Focusing on Modern art, its includes the largest collection of paintings by Wassily Kandinsky. Guggenheim
Located on the edge of Central Park and the Met, it's the main building on Fifth Avenue designed by Richard Morris Hunt. It holds "View of Tledo," "The Death of Socrates," and "Madame X." The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Located in Manhattan, it has been connected with the Rockefeller family since its founding in 1929. It's collection includes "The Starry Night," "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon," "The Persistence of Memory," and "Broadway Boogie Woogie. Museum of Modern Art
Located Chicago, it features 2 lion statues at its entrance. Holds a large collection of French Impressionist and American works such as "A Sunday on La Grand Jatte-1884," "At the Moulin Rouge," "American Gothic," and "Nighthawks." The Art Institute of Chicago
Located in Trafalgar Square, London, this has a synoptic collection of pre-1900 paintings assembled by government purchase and donation. Home to "Rain, Steam and Speed," "Sunflowers," "The Judgement of Paris," and "The Arnolfini Wedding," National Gallery
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