Instagram food porn may be the latest craze when it comes to the collision of art and food, but the history of eateries and artwork as a dynamic duo dates back much, much further (and in a much more traditional way).

At Maxim's de Paris, designer/tastemaker Pierre Cardin has created a restaurant that acts as an Art Nouveau time machine (in a good way). Zurich's Kronenhalle and St. Paul de Vence's La Colombe d'Or are long-standing meeting places for some of the world's best-known artists, who've been known to pay for their bill with a masterpiece instead of cash, on occasion.

From newcomers like Faith & Flower to the iconic eateries mentioned above, these are The 20 Restaurants With the Best Art Collections.

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