Saturday, June 27, 2009

Louvre: the old and the new

While the Louvre (above) may be more famous than the Musee d'Orsay (below), I prefer the latter. The d'Orsay building was originally an old train station (super cool!) and today has a lovely collection of art from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. My favorite works? Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's charcoal masterpieces.

I'm hoping to go to more museums this summer in the San Francisco area: I definitely want to see the new King Tut exhibit at the de Young. Any other suggestions? What are your favorite museums?


  1. Hi!
    amazing photos
    daniela, shreya, vicky, and i really miss you.
    we went to the met today, and there were a large collection of 19th-20th art as well.

  2. yes and there was a large collection of american art and a cool fashion history exhibit sponsored by marc jacobs!
    it was pretty awesome. love your shots.

  3. AnonymousJune 28, 2009

    the d'young museum is really cool! i went there a few years ago, and i really enjoyed it.

  4. AnonymousJune 28, 2009

    wow...i meant to say de young :P

  5. just stunning glass and all!

  6. Love all you photos from Paris! Wish I could visit there. Thank you for stopping by today!

  7. ohhhh, paris, one of my preferite city!!!!

  8. i wanna see king tut!! lets go together and bring my mom because im banned from driving to the city now =)