MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) presents never-before-seen sketches and prints by Twin Cities–based painter Frank Gaard (b. 1944, Chicago). The exhibition Under the Influence: Early Works by Frank Gaard will examine how the artist—known for his brash personality, idiosyncratic art practice, and vibrant color palette—arrived at his iconic style. The exhibition is on view through November 29.
In the middle of Trafalgar Square in downtown London, the National Gallery sits, with a main collection on display that is owned by the British people. Thus, entry to the main collection is free.
As of 2019, the National Gallery was the seventh-most visited museum in the world. Here are ten interesting facts to take you inside history of the illustrious museum and its collection.