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Top Contemporary Art Galleries You Can Explore In Street View

Incredible art, all over the world

With Street View you can explore some of the world's top contemporary art museums, without the fear of being shushed by a snooty gallery assistant, knocking over a priceless piece of work, or awkwardly mistaking a dropped glove for a piece of abstract art.

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 accommodated modern and contemporary art. The building was built to look like a traditional Korean fortress and also comprises of an outdoor sculpture park.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
An awe-inspiring Fifth Avenue landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the iconic corkscrew shape of the Guggenheim contains no carpeting or curtains to make sure visitors aren't distracted from the unbroken wave of art.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art is housed in three 1950s Bauhaus-influenced factory chambers in the heart of Beijing's trendy 798 Art District. Its main focus is recent developments and historical movements in Chinese contemporary art.

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

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.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Bangkok

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.

Erarta, St. Petersburg

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.

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá, Colombia

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy
The building was designed by architect Mario Botta and includes a large dome inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. A large part of MART's collection comprises of the Italian movement futurism.

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy

The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg City
Mudam is located at Fort Thungen, an historical fortification, and was designed by Pritzer Prize winning architect I. M. Pei. Its permanent collection includes work by Andy Warhol, Bruce Nauman and Julian Schnabel.

The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg City

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
When it started in 1929, MoMa's art collection contained only eight prints and one drawing. It is now one of the world’s largest modern and contemporary art museums and includes approximately 200,000 artworks, including Van Gogh's The Starry Night.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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.

By Hollie Jones
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