10 Most Famous Paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Active during the second half of 19th century and early 20th century, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (February 25, 1841 – December 3, 1919) was a prolific French artist who was a pioneer as well as a leading painter of the art movement Impressionism. Along with Claude Monet, he developed several artistic techniques which became associated with the … Read more

7 Beautiful Landscapes By Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Landscape was ranked fourth in order of importance out of five genres in western art. However, several Impressionist artists devoted most of their careers to studying and painting the landscape. Since then, landscape has become a major theme in western art. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (February 25, 1841 – December 3, 1919) explored landscape painting throughout his … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings By Caravaggio

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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, known around the world as simply Caravaggio, is one of the best known Italian artists of all time. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting. He is, … Read more

10 Most Famous Myths Featuring The Norse God Odin

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The Norse stories and myths originate from the Germanic polytheistic people that inhabited areas in and around Scandinavia. This was before the gradual Christianisation of their lands by 15 century CE. The Norse cosmology talked about nine realms inhabited by the Gods, humans, jötunn and dwarfs among various other creatures. Most of the surviving Norse … Read more

10 Most Famous Pop Art Paintings And Collages

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Pop Art was an art movement that dominated the art world in the mid 20th century. Considered the last prominent modern art movement, Pop Art appreciates popular culture as opposed to elitist culture. It is characterized by bright colors and use of recognizable imagery from popular culture like advertisements, celebrities, mundane cultural objects and comic … Read more