10 Key Facts To Know About Kandinsky And His Art

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Wassily Kandinsky (December 16, 1866 – December 13, 1944) was a Russian artist who is regarded as the Father of Abstract Art for painting some of the earliest works in the genre and for his book Concerning the Spiritual in Art, which is considered the first theoretical foundation of abstraction. Kandinsky didn’t start his career … 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 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

10 Most Famous Paintings Featuring Jesus Christ

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  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

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  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

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  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

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  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