Ralph and Rita Rudin’s bedroom in Palm Springs.
Photo: Trevor Tondro

9 Dreamy Bedrooms with Incredible Works of Art

These sensational spaces feature works by Picasso, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, and more

A hauntingly beautiful etching by Picasso. A monumental Anselm Kiefer painting. An abstract work by Ellsworth Kelly in the colors of the rainbow. These are just a few examples of the kinds of works of art that have graced the bedrooms featured in Galerie, embodying our “live artfully” ethos. Herein, giving a view into these rarely seen spaces, we’ve rounded up extraordinary works of art that perfectly complement their dreamy settings.

A master bedroom in Palm Beach designed by Aman & Meeks. Photo: Douglas Friedman

1. In a Palm Beach manor designed by Aman & Meeks, a monumental Anselm Kiefer painting hangs beside a shell sculpture by Katharina Fritsch in the master bedroom; the 1940s gueridon is by René Drouet. John Meeks designed the white-lacquer four-poster and custom-made Pratesi bed linens, which were embroidered by Holland & Sherry; the walls are coated in Venetian plaster in a Benjamin Moore white.

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Ralph and Rita Rudin’s Palm Springs bedroom. Photo: Trevor Tondro

2. The Palm Springs bedroom of Ralph and Rita Rudin is outfitted with a custom-made stamped-leather headboard and parchment-clad nightstands; the lamps are by Nahoor, the bedding is by Frette, and the lithographs are by Tacita Dean.

Eugenio López’s master suite in Mexico City. Photo: Ricardo Labougle

3. In Eugenio López’s master suite in Mexico City, a painting by Cy Twombly is mounted above the bed, while an Ed Ruscha canvas presides over the far sitting area with a custom-made sofa and armchairs, all covered in a Jim Thompson fabric; the Liaigre love seat at the foot of the bed is in a Loro Piana cashmere, and the carpet is by the Rug Company.

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A Los Angeles bedroom designed by Madeline Stuart. Photo: Trevor Tondro

4. In a Los Angeles home decorated by Madeline Stuart, works by Cecily Brown (left) and Ellsworth Kelly offset the neutral palette of the master bedroom; Stuart designed the side tables and the bed, which is clad in a Great Plains linen, while the curtains are of a Lee Jofa linen blend and the custom-made carpet is by J. D. Staron.

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A guest room in Eugenio Lopez’s Mexico City home. Photo: Ricardo Labougle

5. The guest suite in Eugenio López’s Mexico City home features a Cy Twombly work set against a Loro Piana wool-and-cashmere fabric backdrop; the vintage Rossi di Albizzate lounge chair is covered in a mohair by Raf Simons for Kvadrat.

Steven Gambrel designed this Manhttan master bedroom. Photo: Eric Piasecki

6. Works on paper by Picasso (top) and Larry Rivers are displayed in a Manhattan master bedroom designed by Steven Gambrel; the silk wall covering is by Holland & Sherry, the curtains are of a Duralee fabric, the custom-made side table is by the Lacquer Company, and the rug was custom made by Mansour Modern.

Andrea Glimcher’s master bedroom on the Upper West Side. Photo: Richard Powers

7. In Andrea Glimcher’s Manhattan home, a Spencer Finch work is displayed above the master bedroom’s Ivano Redaelli bed, which is framed by Art Deco nightstands and Isamu Noguchi Akari light sculptures; the bed linens are by Matouk, and the rug was custom made by Nasiri.

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An L.A. bedroom by Ryan Jackson. Photo: Roger Davies

8. In the Beverly Hills master bedroom of Michelle Israel and Robbie Shipp, the custom-made bed is dressed with Frette linens and an Hermès coverlet and throw; the desk is by Ryan Jackson Home, and the lithograph is by Roy Lichtenstein.

A guest bedroom designed by Lee Ledbetter. Photo: Pieter Estersohn

9. A Louisiana guest bedroom designed by Lee Ledbetter features Hinson’s iconic palm wallpaper from Donghia and a self-portrait by David Bates.

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