Monday, August 17, 2009

Art Treasures Off the Beaten Path

"People from all around the world travel specifically to visit New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Walking through the Museum of Modern Art is like visiting an art history textbook, and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco has one of the largest collections of Asian art and historical objects anywhere.

But did you know that at the University of Iowa, you can see German Expressionism and its influence play itself out in artworks spanning a century? Or that a little town in West Texas and a pair of small cities in the Rust Belt are hotbeds of contemporary art? Many of the finest art experiences in the United States are off the beaten path -- some pretty far off."

Click here for more hidden art treasures.

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