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Famous French Poets Featured

10 Most Famous French Poets of All Time

  Medieval French literature was dominated by courtly love but perhaps the most famous poet of the era, Francois Villon, rejected courtly love and instead focussed on the lowlifes. The Renaissance in the 16th century...
Famous Female Painters Featured

10 Most Famous Female Artists And Their Masterpieces

  In 1971, American art historian Linda Nochlin published her essay "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?". It focused on the institutional obstacles that had prevented women in the west from becoming successful...
Famous English Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In English Literature

  The earliest surviving English poetry may have been composed in the 7th century. It is written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. The highest poetic achievement in Old English...
Famous Sculptures Featured

10 Most Famous Sculptures In The World

  Among the oldest sculptures discovered to date is the Lion-man, which was found in 1939 in a German cave. It is between 35,000 and 40,000 years old and belongs to the prehistoric period, or...
Famous German Artists Featured

10 Most Famous German Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Although Germany as a united state has existed only since the 19th century, the people referred to as German have a long and distinguished tradition in the visual arts. The Renaissance, marked by renewed...
Famous English Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Poets From The United Kingdom

  The earliest surviving English poetry was composed as early as the 7th century. It was written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. Most Old English poems are recorded without...
Famous Landscape Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Landscape Paintings By Renowned Artists

  A landscape painting refers to an artwork whose primary focus is natural scenery. Landscape was a main genre in the eastern art tradition by 4th century AD. However, in the west, till the 17th...
Famous Sculptors Featured

10 Most Famous Sculptors And Their Greatest Masterpieces

  Sculpture is three dimensional art which was originally created by carving and modeling materials such as stone, metal, ceramics and wood. However, since the rise of Modernism in late 19th century, artists have used...
Famous American Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In American Literature

  Poetry in the United State arose first when colonists wrote poetry to add to the poetic voices in the United Kingdom. As expected, early American poetry closely matched the British models of poetic form,...
American Civil War Effects Featured

10 Major Effects of the American Civil War

  The American Civil War was fought from April 12, 1861 to May 9, 1865 between the Union forces and the 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of...

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