Art In Europe: Museums and Masterworks by Victoria Charles

By Victoria Charles

The eu continent gathers jointly, for sure, the main recognized artistic endeavors, proof of the background of Western artwork. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums comprise work, sculptures, or really artistic endeavors, devised through the good artists, consultant of ecu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the foremost works of the outdated continent are awarded right here. due to particular information regarding the museums and their collections, you, too, can discover and notice Europe's interesting cultural history.

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Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Marat, 1793. Oil on canvas, 165 x 128 cm. Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van Belgie, Brussels. Salvador Dalí, The Temptation of St Anthony, 1946. 5 cm. Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van Belgie, Brussels. Major artists: Edward Burne-Jones Jacques-Louis David James Ensor Pierre Bonnard Salvador Dali Masterworks: The Wedding Procession of Psyche The Death of Marat Skeletons Fighting over a Smoked Herring Nude against the Light Temptation of St Anthony Brussels 31 Ghent Ghent is the capital of the province of East Flanders in the Flemish region of Belgium.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Pierre Auguste Renoir, Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, 1876. Oil on canvas, 131 x 175 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. (pp.

Oil on canvas, 260 x 325 cm. Musée du Louvre, Paris. 62 France 63 Musée d’Orsay The Musée d’Orsay was originally a railway station, which was built to host the 1900 World Exhibition. After the introduction of longer trains, the platforms of the station became too short to use. It served several different purposes over the years: a mailing centre during World War II, a film set for The Trial adapted by Orson Welles, and an auction house, and was eventually listed as a Historic Monument in 1978. The Directorate of the Museums of France suggested that the station be converted into a museum, one that would be middle ground between the classical collection of the Louvre and the modernity of the Museum of Modern Art at the Georges Pompidou Centre.

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