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8 of the World’s Coolest Art-Filled Hotels, From Miami to Zurich

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Hotel art is no longer an oxymoron. With Andy Warhol to Takashi Murakami to Chuck Close hanging in lobbies and rooms, these 8 hotels with a dedicated eye are worth seeking out for the art alone. Add them to your itinerary, or book a room at one of these properties if you want to spend a few days practically living in a museum.

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Faena Hotel Miami Beach. Damien Hirst’s “Gone but not Forgotten” (2014), a gilded skeleton of a woolly mammoth.

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Faena Hotel Miami Beach. Damien Hirst’s “The Golden Myth” unicorn sculpture.

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The Dolder Grand Zurich. Takashi Murakami’s “Troll’s Umbrella” (2002).

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The Dolder Grand Zurich. Keith Haring’s “Untitled (Figure on Baby)” (1987).

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The Dolder Grand Zurich. Joan Miró’s “Grand personnage: projet pour un monument” (1981).

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11 Howard in New York. Alexander Calder’s “Untitled” (1976).

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11 Howard in New York. Holly Fowler’s “Minerva 2016.”

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The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Venice. The John Ruskin suite, one of the Patron Canal Suites, bears an authentic oil painting by the renowned art historian and legendary art collector Peggy Guggenheim.

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Gramercy Park Hotel in New York. The contemporary art at the Gramercy is the collection of owner and developer, Aby Rosen. Valued at just over $50,000,000, pieces by Andy Warhol, Enoc Pérez, Richard Prince, Kenny Scharf, Damien Hirst, Kenny Scharf, and Jean-Michel Basquiat line the property, from individual rooms through to the Rose Bar to the terrace.

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Gramercy Park Hotel

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The ART, a hotel in Denver. Deborah Butterfield’s “Otter.”

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The ART. Sol LeWitt’s “Wall Drawing #397.”

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Hotel Max in Seattle. From left to right in the lobby: Andy Warhol’s “Campbell’s Soup Can I – Vegetables,” Ed Ruscha’s “Gallo,” and Ivan Navarro’s stunning “Revolution #2.”

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The Joule Dallas. Roger Hiorns’s “Untitled” (2013).

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The Joule Dallas. Tony Cragg’s “Outspan” (2008).

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The Surrey Hotel in New York. Peter D. Gerakaris’s “Moongate Nocturne Tondo I.”

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The Surrey Hotel in New York. Chuck Close’s “Kate Moss.”