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If your idea of fun isn’t queuing for hours only to be ushered inside a cattle pen metres away from a glass box with a small woman in it, good news – Paris is overflowing with other masterpieces that every visitor to the city should see. There are so many excellent temporary exhibitions on here at any one time that it’s easy to rush past the extensive permanent collections at the Louvre, Orsay and Pompidou without paying them a second thought. That’s why we thought we’d pay homage to the objectively brilliant (but sometimes underappreciated) artworks that you can see in Paris museums and galleries all year round. These are the 25 best.
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