Fotograferende bezoekers in een zijkabinet van de Eregalerij met schilderijen van onder andere Johannes Vermeer (2013-04-25)Rijksmuseum
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1. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
When MMCA was first established in 1969 it was the only national art museum in Korea that had modern and contemporary art. The building was built to look like a traditional Korean fortress and also includes an outdoor sculpture park.
3. Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Bangkok
MOCA is home to the largest collection of modern painting and sculpture in Thailand. The building was specially designed with delicate jasmine patterns carved in the exterior to let in natural light.
4. Erarta, St. Petersburg
Erarta is the largest private museum of contemporary art in Russia. Its name combines the words 'era' and 'arta' which translates to mean 'the era of art'. The building it's housed in used to be a Soviet-era synthetic rubber research institute.
5. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá, Colombia
The museum was founded after Father Rafael García-Herreros visited the house of a wealthy art collector and realized that the beautiful works were wasted, being limited to the sight of their owner. MAC now displays around 1,000 pieces of contemporary art for the public to enjoy.
8. Inhotim, Brazil
Situated within 346 acres of botanical garden and forest, Inhotim's collection contains many large-scale sculptures in its extensive and beautiful grounds. Its garden pavilions contain work by Brazilian and international artists, such as Anish Kapoor, Yayoi Kusama, Hélio Oiticica, and Steve McQueen.
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