The Minneapolis Institute of Art, locally known as “The M.I.A.”  has a collection is so massive, you could easily get lost in art. The museum boasts over 80,000 items in their collection and their acquisition of Asian Art is considered one of the finest in the country. 

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The museum is free but donations are appreciated
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There’s so much Art you could lose your head.
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If you love Asian Art, (and I sure do) You are in for a serious thrill.

   Art from China and Japan

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Royal garments China
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Geisha Japan

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Lotus Buddha China

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Theater masks Japan

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Gold horse and rider Mongolia
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Warrior China
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Ceremonial desk Korea

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Samurai Art Japan

                                                          Art from India and Tibet

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Ganesh India
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Shiva and consort India
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Brahama and Consort India
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Buddha Shrine
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Mandala Tibet
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Unidentified Deity from India
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Minneapolis Skyline

                                                              Native American Art

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                                                           Examples of Jewish Art

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Stained Glass Window originally from a Synagogue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                              Greco-Roman Art

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                                                                  Contemporary Art

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                                                Examples of Impressionist Art

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Van Gogh
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Matisse
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Show me the Monet

No matter your artistic preference, you find here. So much to see you can easily spend the entire afternoon. When you visit, make sure you let someone know your plans you could easily go m.i.a. at the M.I.A.

7 Replies to “Lost in Art”

  1. Oh, boy! A trip through a good museum! And I didn’t even have to look respectable (I don’t) or buy a ticket (I can’t)! 😊

    Reblogging to sister site “Timeless Wisdoms”

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