Getty Museum

Part of the Getty Center in Brentwood, the J Paul Getty Museum tells the story of pre-20th-century Western art, from illuminated medieval manuscripts to Van Gogh’s Irises. You can also browse antiquities at the Roman-style Villa Getty in Malibu, about an hour from Los Angeles’ hotels by public transport.


Museum of Art in Sao Paulo

The finest art gallery in Latin America, Brazil’s MASP encompasses Western, Brazilian, African and Asian art and antiquities. The Rembrandt Self-Portrait and Degas sculptures are as dramatic as the building’s bold red Brutalist architecture.