Famous artworks
Analysis and history of famous painting

What is a famous
artwork?

A work of art is an artistic creation produced by an artist. This term applies mainly to visual art forms like painting and sculpture.

Definition

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American Gothic American Gothic Par Grant Wood
The Last Supper The Last Supper By Da Vinci
Creation of Adam The Creation of Adam By Michelangelo
The Scream The
Scream
By Edvard Munch
Mona Lisa Mona
Lisa
By Da Vinci
The Birth of Venus The Birth of Venus By Sandro Botticelli
Nighthawks Nighthawks

By Edward Hopper
In the Car

Painting
in the car

In the Car is a Pop art painting made in 1963 by Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein . The smallest and oldest of the two versions of this painting has already held the record for the highest price for a painting by Lichtenstein.

In the Car

List of most
expensive paintings

The most famous paintings in the world, especially those produced before 1800 are generally held by museums, to the delight of art lovers.

Most expensive artworks
Bal du Moulin de la Galette

The famous painting
Bal du Moulin de la Galette

Bal du Moulin de la Galette is an 1876 painting by the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It houses in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and is one of the most famous Impressionism masterpieces.

Bal du Moulin de la Galette
The Kiss

Golden period
The Kiss

The Kiss is a symbolist artwork from painter Gustav Klimt, painted between 1907 and 1908, during its golden period.

The Kiss

The Van Gogh classic
The Starry Night

The Starry Night is a painting by Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. One of the most popular artworks of Van Gogh, the painting is considered his magnum opus.

The Starry Night
The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Japanese woodblock print
The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The Great Wave off Kanagawa is a famous print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. An example of ukiyo-e art, it was published sometime between 1830 and 1833 and is his most famous work.

The Great Wave

The abstract peice
No. 5, 1948

No. 5, 1948 (or Number Five) is a painting by Jackson Pollock, an American painter known for his contributions to the abstract expressionist movement.

No. 5
The Son of Man

The painting
The Son of Man

A famous painting of 1964 by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte.

The Son of Man
Guernica

The masterpiece
guernica

Guernica is a cubist work of Pablo Picasso. A universal symbol of peace, that was imagined in response to the bombing of Guernica.

Guernica

The Night Watch
by Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Night Watch (Military Company of District II under the command of Frans Banninck Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburgh) is one of the most famous paintings by the German artist Rembrandt van Rijn.

The Night Watch

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