The Art Of Travel

Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at 10:57 am

Holiday's shouldn't just be a summertime thing! Discover 7FAM's guide to arty autumn getaways.

Naoshima pumpkin 2Naoshima, Japan’s island of surreal art.

Venice? Too obvious. Paris? A total cliché. Forget what you've been told about the most artistically applauded spots around the globe, 7 for all Mankind are upping the ante with our pick of the best autumn escapes that offer masterpieces as all inclusive. From the avant-garde Yayoi Kusama sculptures dotted around the shores of Naoshima (nicknamed Japan's island of art), to Chicago's interactive Crown Fountain in Millennium Park, there's something for everyone — even if you don't know your Kahlo's from your Kandinsky's.

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Mexico's Museo Nacional de Antropología (left) featuring the largest collection of pre Columbian artefacts in Mexico, and the digital Crown Fountain (right) with LED screens that showcases modern art.

south korea video installation

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South Korea offers travellers an off-beat look into its emerging fashion and art scene. (Top) Video installation at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. (Bottom) Seoul's Daelim Museum, with past exhibitions including Linda McCartney and Ryan McGinley.

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A weekend break to Barcelona wouldn't be complete without stopping by Park Guell in Barcelona, one of Gaudi's most-celebrated works. 

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Located in the Seto Inland Sea, the Japanese island of Naoshima boasts a spectrum of museumns including Benesse Art Site. Benesse House Oval (left), and i yu Bathhouse (right).