Europe holds some seriously amazing art. Lavishly displayed in churches, museums, and galleries, the art is arguably the most pertinent reason to be in Europe. Upon arriving in Vienna we decided this was place to check out something solid, something officially “art” worthy. This manifested in a museum, the Kunsthistorisches Museum (say that ten times fast), located along the inner-circle of the city, a historically key section of Vienna.
Conveniently located at the “Museaum Quartier” metro stop—Vienna is a very tourist friendly city—the Kunsthistorisches Museaum, literally the “Museum of Art History”, was picked out of a slew of amazing art sights. We wanted the excitement of witnessing a famous painting, akin to seeing a movie star; the rush of adrenaline that comes when you see that specific piece that changed the course of human art. Or something like that. We also wanted to see some renowned local (read Eastern European) work. Continue reading