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Iconic Artwork Worth Traveling For

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Art is subjective, it can mean one thing to someone and something entirely different to another onlooker. Art is powerful, reflective, transformative, beautiful. It can be all these things and more — a rhetorical and often unanswerable question, fearlessly posed nonetheless; a reflection of the artist's inner state while creating the piece, or of the time period; a political statement made on the state of society and the world; all of the above at the same time.

And art is more important than ever right now. So, if art lovers can all agree on one thing, it's that these iconic masterpieces around the world are definitely worth traveling for. From the Mona Lisa to The Thinker, the Danish Little Mermaid and the Venus de Milo, these pieces have withstood the test of time for a reason. Keep reading to check them out — and then get to planning your next trip, so that you can be completely awestruck over them in person.