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Why Is Mona Lisa Painting Famous?

A question often asked – Why Is Mona Lisa Painting Famous? At first glance, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa appears to be just another portrait of a woman. The work, painted sometime between 1503 and 1519, features a brown-eyed woman ...
Les Noces de Pierrette by Pablo Picasso

This article contains 10 most famous paintings by Pablo Picasso. Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, ceramicist, stage designer, sculptor, printmaker, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. The Old Guitarist The Old Guitarist is ...

Imagine you are looking at a surface that has been splashed with color. Perhaps it is paper, or an artist’s palette, or a wall. There is blue there, and green, and gray and yellow and red, in varying shades and ...

After a sterling crusade in the late 20th century that spearheaded the feminist movement, women became more enamored and involved in the world of art. Both as a collector of art and as an artist as well, this emergence started giving ...

Art and design – both involve compositions, using physical and visual means. Both share a base of knowledge and skill. Both involve applying imagination and creativity to the concepts they address. And yet they are not the same – obviously, ...
The Lovers by Rene Magritte

A round-up list of top paintings of love in art. The theme of “love” is one of the most commonly used metaphors in all artistic mediums. Claude Monet, Edouard Monet, Raja Ravi Varma, Renoir etc. are few of the great artists ...

Venus de Milo Sculpture in Louvre

Venus de Milo is the second-most popular woman in Paris’ Louvre museum. Beautiful woman, bare from the waist up, draperies cling to her body, her hips and legs are covered – believed to represent Aphrodite, who the Ancient Romans referred ...

The main objective of Modern art was to set aside the traditions of the past and put more emphasis on experimentation with new perspective of seeing the world. People often get confused with the word ‘modern’, as a term to ...
Highest form of expression in form of portraits

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. A popular quote from the 3rd century and true to anything you happen to be beholding. Literary genius, Shakespeare expressed this perfectly, in his play Loves Labours Lost of 1588 – Good ...