Museums

December 11, 2021

151,000 Artworks Are Stored in World’s First Publicly Accessible Museum Art ‘Depot’

The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam is a highly anticipated project by Netherlands-based architecture firm MVRDV. Branded as the world’s first publicly accessible art depot, the structure will store 151,000 pieces from the nearby Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The new station means that, unlike most museums where a large portion of the collection remains in storage, the entire body of artwork can be enjoyed by the public. The building is 130 feet (39.5 meters)

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March 20, 2021

Get to Know the Getty Museum: How a Villa Full of Magnificent Art Enchants Visitors Today

Among the prestigious art collections on United States soil, the J. Paul Getty Museum is a modern masterpiece. Split between two campuses—the Getty Villa and the Getty Center—the collection houses works by Van Gogh, Turner, and countless Old Masters. The Los Angeles museum is also home to thousands of precious antiquities which offer insight into ancient life. Much like the Guggenheim Museum, the Getty began with the private collection of a billionaire art enthusiast.

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