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The Barnes Foundation houses one of the finest collections of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French painting in the world. An extraordinary number of masterpieces by Renoir, Cezanne and Matisse provide a depth of work by these artists that is...more
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The Barnes museum always has a great collection of art and also they have special events there fundraisers that are really lovely to go to holiday parties it’s a exquisite place to go and enjoy the evening
The Barnes Foundation is not to be missed, grounds by OLIN and modern exterior designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners are a welcome contrast to historic Philadelphia. The story behind the amazing collection of Impressionist art acquired by Albert C.
If there is only one reason to go to Philadelphia, it is the Barnes Foundation. Incredible! There were so many paintings by Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne, Rousseau, Utrillo, and others that we had never seen before. Just jaw-dropping and awesome. You can download the Barnes...More
This art museum has more significant paintings on one wall that many museums have in their entire collection. The app that allows you to use your phone to get information by simply pointing your camera is very helpful, especially since many of them are quite...More
There is more Renoir and Cezanne here than I could have imagined. I actually went to see the Chaim Soutine paintings - husband’s cousin. This museum has an amazing collection but it’s hard to access the art because it’s not labeled. Have to patiently look...More
The Barnes Foundation was a pleasant surprise during a recent visit to Philadelphia. Wanted to visit Longwood Gardens but it is closed on Mondays so we took a chance on the Barnes Foundation Gallery instead. The 13 separate galleries on the 1st floor were a...More
I love the impressionists. I have never seen such an extensive collection of Cezannes, Renoires, and Van Goghs. Also includes many Matisse’s, Degas, Manets, and many other artists. All in a very personalized display, within a relatively small number of rooms. And there are docents...More
We visited the Barnes and enjoyed the large collection of impressionist paintings. The number of Renoirs was overwhelming, although they were not all his first quality. This was an enjoyable afternoon.
Oh my, I was in heaven! All that wonderful art - beautifully displayed. The manner of display was a bit unusual for a museum and was decreed by Mr. Barnes, I believe. It worked well. If you love Renoir (who doesn’t) there are over 150...More