10 Most Famous Self Portraits by Renowned Painters

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  Although artists have been making self-portraits since a long time, dating to ancient Egypt, self-portraiture became an integral part of an artists’ repertoire only after the advent of the 15th century. Almost all great artists since then have created self-portraits with some even specializing in the genre. Here are the 10 most famous self-portraits. … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings by Paul Klee

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  Paul Klee (1879–1940) was a Swiss-German painter who is considered one of the greatest modern artists and is known for his highly individualistic style. His work is associated with many art movements including expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Here are 10 famous paintings by this revolutionary artist.   #10 Flower Myth Year: 1918 One of … Read more

10 Most Famous Paintings by Paul Cezanne

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  Paul Cezanne was one of the leading artists of Post Impressionism. Cezanne’s exploration of geometric simplification and optical phenomena inspired many painters of the 20th Century to experiment with simplifications and complex multiple views. Such was his influence that even Picasso and Matisse called him “the father of us all.” Here are 10 of … Read more

10 Most Famous Post-Impressionist Paintings

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  Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism in various ways like intensifying its already vibrant colours or distorting form for expressive effects. As these artists modified different aspects of Impressionism, it is difficult to specify exact characteristics of Post-Impressionist Art. Post-Impressionism describes French art style from mid 1880s to early 1900s. Many great artists, like Van Gogh and … Read more

10 Most Famous Impressionist Paintings

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  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 angles. Impressionism emerged in France in the middle of the nineteenth century. Prior to this art movement, still lifes and portraits … Read more