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10 Most Famous Paintings by Pablo Picasso

  Pablo Ruiz y Picasso (1881 - 1973) was a Spanish artist who is regarded by many as the greatest painter in history. He was one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century....
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10 Major Effects of the French Revolution

  The French Revolution was a watershed event in world history that lasted from 1789 to 1799. Among other things, it saw the French abolishing feudalism; beheading their monarch; changing their form of government from...
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10 Most Famous Poems by William Wordsworth

  William Wordsworth remains one of the most popular romantic poets. Along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, he is credited with launching the Romantic Age in English literature. Here are 10 of his most famous poems...
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10 Most Famous Impressionist Paintings

  Characteristics of an Impressionist painting include distinctive brush strokes, vivid colours, ordinary subject matter, candid poses and compositions and most importantly, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities and unusual visual...
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10 Most Famous Portrait Paintings By Renowned Artists

  Portrait painting is a genre in art where the primary focus is on the human subject. The face, expression, personality and even the inner essence of the model are often captured by the artist...
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10 Most Famous Paintings by Claude Monet

  Impressionism emerged in France in the middle of the nineteenth century and Claude Monet is one of the pioneers of this revolutionary art movement. Claude Monet has painted some of the greatest masterpieces of...
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10 Most Famous Abstract Artists And Their Masterpieces

  The advent of the 20th century saw a revolution in the art world in which artists moved away from representational art, which aimed to represent a depiction of a visual reality; and towards abstraction,...
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10 Major Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

  The Industrial Revolution was a period of major industrialization which began in Great Britain in the mid-18th century and spread to other European countries, including Belgium, France and Germany, and to the United States....
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10 Major Effects of the Industrial Revolution

  The Industrial Revolution was a major turning point in history which was marked by a shift in the world from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. It...
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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...

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10 Most Famous Poems By African American Poets

  African Americans have made a great contribution to the poetry of the United States as well as the world since the 18th century. The...

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10 Famous Japanese Artists And Their Masterpieces

Painting has been the preferred form of artistic expression in Japan and Japanese artists have developed various styles along the years, including the sumi-e...