Major European Art Galleries

Europe is one of the best places for art lovers to explore and a large number of prominent art movements were established in Europe. Here are some of the leading art galleries that people who are planning a trip to Europe will want to make sure they add to their itinerary.

The Louvre in Paris

No trip to Paris would be complete without visiting this unique art gallery. In addition to being home to the Mona Lisa, the Louvre also contains an extensive collection of art that ranges from the 15th century to the modern day and featured artists include Picasso, Botticelli, Rubens and Braque.

The Tate Modern in London

Set on the bank of the River Thames, a trip to this art gallery is a must for lovers of modern art. The mixture of different types of art and exhibitions that can be found here is very impressive and some of the featured artists include revolutionary figures such as Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons.

The National Gallery in Prague

This is the perfect place to discover Czech artwork and the paintings that can be found here cover a wide range of different styles such as Cubism and Modernism. Visitors to the National Gallery in Prague will also have the unique opportunity to admire an extensive collection of work by celebrated local artist Jan Preisler.

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum in AmsterdamVans of impressionist artists Vincent Van Gogh will not want to pass up the chance to explore this enchanting art museum. In addition to showcasing one of the largest collections of Van Gogh’s work that can be found anywhere in the world, the art museum also displays work by the artist’s contemporaries as well as works that he admired.

The Groeninge Museum in Bruges

People who want to learn more about the work of Belgian artists will find plenty to feast their eyes on here and exploring the Groeninge Museum is a real education.