Immersing oneself into a culture helps in expanding the worldview and it can create a greater understanding between seemingly isolated groups. Art is a great way of ensuring 100% penetration into the most innermost secrets of a given culture. The expressive nature of the art can allow an artist to move beyond current limitations and leave a lasting imprint in the mind of the viewer.
Some of the best ways to grasp the underlying concept of is to visit a museum of fine arts and have an expository tour. If you happen to be a travel loving art enthusiast, here are two museums in two very lively and exciting parts of the world that should be on your bucket list.
The Louvre is possibly most known for a single painting. This painting is said to be perfect in terms of the realism and more importantly, the proportions done by da Vinci. The history, story and other details behind the Mona Lisa will change depending on who is telling the story, but the one constant is a beautiful work of art.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Within the hustle and bustle of New York City, lies an oasis of calm which happens to host some of the most notable works of art in history. The Met as it is usually called finds itself home to works done by Rembrandt, Botticelli, and van Gogh.
As an institution of learning, the Met is able to ease a newcomer into the many layers of fine art without overpowering or confusing the person.
Author bio: Rana Tarakji is an entrepreneur and a contributing writer at Stylerail, a lifestyle blog.