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Articles about artists and their works including facts and lists of the most famous painters and sculptors as well as their most renowned works.

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10 Most Famous Paintings In The World

 Some of the best known paintings in the world were created during the Renaissance, a cultural movement in Europe that spanned roughly from the 14th century to the 17th century; and was marked by...
Salvador Dali Art Style Featured

Analysis of the Art Style of Salvador Dali

 Along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. Though he experimented with several art styles, Dali is...
Salvador Dali Facts Featured

Salvador Dali | 10 Facts About The Famous Surrealist Artist

 Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) was one of the greatest and most successful artists of the 20th century. He was also one of the most colorful personalities of the period known for his eccentricities...
Salvador Dali Featured

Salvador Dali | Biography of the Famous Surrealist Artist

 Salvador Dali was a Spanish artist who was a leading figure of the Surrealism art movement and one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. Dali showed signs of his artistic talent...
Famous Mexican Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Mexican Artists And Their Masterpieces

 Prior to Spanish colonization, Mexico came under a region now known as Mesoamerica. Mesoamerican art was strongly based on nature, the surrounding political reality and the gods. Post colonization, Mexican art was dominated by...
Famous Russian Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Paintings By Russian Artists

 In the 10th century, Russia converted to Christianity and its artists soon became masters of a form known as the icon. An icon is a devotional painting of Christ or another holy figure. The...
Famous Italian Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Paintings By Italian Artists

 Italy was the primary center of artistic development in the west during the Renaissance, a period in Europe between the Middle Ages and the modern era stretching approximately from the 14th century to the...
Famous Russian Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Russian Artists And Their Masterpieces

 The most famous Russian artist of the medieval period is Andrei Rublev. He specialized as a painter of Orthodox icons and frescos. In the nineteenth century, the artistic movement known as Realism dominated the...
Famous Flower Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Paintings of Flowers By Renowned Artists

 Flowers have been an important subject for artists throughout history. In Ancient Egypt, the lotus, which symbolized the sun, was often used in papyrus paintings, amulets and ceramics. In many artistic works of the...
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...

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