10 Most Famous Paintings Featuring Jesus Christ

Famous Jesus Paintings Featured

  Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity, has been depicted numerous times in paintings during the course of western art. Renaissance was movement in Europe from the 14th to the 17th century which was marked by renewed interest in ancient Greco-Roman culture. Religious paintings were very common in the Renaissance and several paintings from … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings of the Baroque Period

Famous Baroque Paintings Featured

  The Baroque is a style of art that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the 1740s. The term Baroque comes directly from French (“a pearl of irregular shape”), which in turn comes from Portuguese barroco (“irregular pearl”); and is related to Spanish barrueco and Italian barocco. In painting, the Baroque style … Read more

10 Most Famous Baroque Artists And Their Masterpieces

Famous Baroque Artists Featured

  The Baroque is a style of art that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the 1740s. The term Baroque comes directly from French (“a pearl of irregular shape”), which in turn comes from Portuguese barroco (“irregular pearl”); and is related to Spanish barrueco and Italian barocco. The Baroque was the dominant … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings At The National Gallery, London

National Gallery Famous Paintings Featured

  Though the late 18th century saw several European countries nationalize their royal collections to form a national art museum, no such thing happened in England and the British Royal Collection still remains in royal possession. John Julius Angerstein was a London businessman and art collector who died in January 1823. Politician George Agar Ellis … Read more

10 Most Famous Filipino Artists And Their Masterpieces

Famous Filipino Artists Featured

  The art of the Philippines is reflective of the diversity, richness and uniqueness of Filipino culture. It began during the pre-historic era which is signified by the various paintings and artworks found on the walls of the caves discovered throughout the region. However, Filipino Art, as we know today, began with colonization of the … Read more

10 Most Famous Historical Paintings By Renowned Artists

Famous Historical Paintings Featured

  The term history painting was introduced in the 17th century by the French Royal Academy. For many years after that it was considered the most important genre of painting above portraiture, still life, landscapes and other genres. Though initially dominated by religious and mythological works, the genre later expanded to include events from actual … Read more

10 Most Famous Contemporary Artists And Their Masterpieces

Famous Contemporary Artists Featured

  Contemporary Art is the art of today and it broadly encompasses the artworks produced in the late 20th century and the 21st century. Some define contemporary art as art produced within “our lifetime”. However, as these vary with time, it is difficult to put a period to it. The classification of “contemporary art” as … Read more