10 Most Famous Paintings by Spanish Artists

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  Spain has contributed immensely to European art and some of the most renowned masterpieces of western art have been created by Spanish artists. Spanish Golden Age was a period from the early 16th century to the late 17th century which saw the nation flourishing in arts and literature; and, among other things, becoming an … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings By American Artists

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  Early American paintings were primarily portraits, landscapes and depictions of historical events. The first prominent art movement in the United States was Realism, which originated in France in the 1850s and became important in America by early 20th century. American Realists depicted contemporary social realities and the lives and everyday activities of ordinary people. … Read more

10 Most Famous Graffiti Artists In The World

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  Graffiti are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often within public view. The word graffiti, or its singular form “graffito”, come from the Italian word graffiato which means “scratched”. While the practice of creating graffiti has existed since ancient times, it come to … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems of the Romanticism Movement

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  Romanticism was an artistic and literary movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and peaked in the first half of the 19th century. Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of all the past and of nature. In English literature, the key … Read more

10 Most Famous Religious Paintings In Western Art

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  Religious art uses religious themes and motifs usually having some recognizable moral narrative or attempting to induce strong spiritual emotions in the viewer. In the west, religious art may be defined as any artwork which has a Christian theme. Western religious painting is dominated by scenes from the Old Testament and from the life … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems By Percy Bysshe Shelley

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  Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) was an English writer who is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. Romanticism was a cultural movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and lasted for around 50 years. It focussed on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of the … Read more

10 Most Famous Realist Artists And Their Masterpieces

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  Realism was an art movement that began in France in the 1850s and later spread to other nations with the most prominent equivalent movements arising in Russia and the U.S. The Realists rejected the then dominant movement of Romanticism, which focused on glorification of the past and of nature. They instead decided to portray, … Read more