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My Visit to Kunsthaus Zurich Museum

       On one of my summer vacations, a few years ago, I set my sights on Zurich, Switzerland. Id heard that it was a small but cultural city. As we walked along this quaint but very beautiful city I came upon the museum Kunsthaus. This museum houses one of the most important art collections in Switzerland.  Even entering this place, I felt that we were about to see some fantastic pieces, and I wasn't disappointed. I found myself standing just inches away from the art of Rembrandt, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Edvard Munch, and so many more. It was when I walked up to Rembrandts, Self- Portrait, that I became emotional. I was standing so close, I felt him. I thought of how he would have been standing this close, painting this portrait and I became overwhelmed. Being an artist myself, that paints portraits also, I could feel the time and effort that it would have taken him all those years ago. I have never been this close to greatness. There …