15 of the best online art galleries for inspiration at home

A photo of the Louvre, which has one of the best online art galleries
(Image credit: Louvre)

The best online art galleries are a great way of finding new inspiration without having to leave the home. You can even use them to fit in cultural visits between Zoom calls. 

Many famous art galleries, including the Louvre, Tate and the Met have vast amounts of content from their collections available to view on the net, and there are plenty of less-known names that are worth checking out too.

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Sorcha O'Higgins is a collage artist and freelance writer. With a background in architecture and urban art, she works mostly with existing analogue material to create both abstract and figurative work. Her collages use bold colours, patterns and contrasting elements to create playful, direct and sometimes brazen images.
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