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Art Museums

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What is your favorite art museum? If you can't go there in person to spend hours absorbing the magnificent artworks, go to their website. Chances are it will put a lift in your day browsing collections and discovering masterpieces. My favorite is The Art Institute of Chicago. My mother would take us on visits first making a bee line to the Impressionists. These were some of many pieces to fall in love with.

To stand in front of a master piece just takes my breath away. Words can not describe how I feel. One piece at the Institute has been etched into my brain is, https://www.artic.edu/artworks/20684/paris-street-rainy-day
Paris Street; Rainy Day 1877 Gustave Caillebotte
(French, 1848-1894)


Click on the museum's link to read about it's restoration, history, provenance, etc.