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Luncheon of the Boating Party: The Jewel of the Phillips Collection

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Isn’t it the most detailed work of art around a topic—a lunch party? There’s scrumptious food, wine, and lovely people, who are immersed in various kinds of activities.  The painting passes off a serene and calm vibe, as if we’re featured in it having delicious brunch with our loved ones on Sunday. Let me tell […]

Dogs Playing Poker: Disastrous Or The Most Successful Dog Art?

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Dogs Playing Poker Painting! A piece of art that amazed the world when it was out in the public domain in the early 20th century.  But what made it so famous? And why has the artist portrayed dogs as if they were humans?  Keep reading to know more about the Dogs Playing Poker Painting facts […]

Harlem Renaissance (Migration Story Of 200,000 Black People)

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(Disclaimer: You will see words such as “black people” or “negro” in this article. These words are used to provide context and not to hurt or mock any race, creed, or group) Black people are unsung heroes, brave souls, and somebody who are loyal and hardworking. They have been significant and prominent contributors to the […]

12 Surrealist Paintings That Inspire The Artists Of The 21st Century!

12 Surrealist Paintings That Inspire The Artists Of The 21st Century!

Surrealism, the most popular movement of the 20th century, produced countless artworks. Those paintings mainly depicted landscapes, dreamlike visuals, collage images, and others that had their roots in the theory of psychoanalysis. Among all, the biggest contributors were famous painters—Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, and Andre Breton—who also served as inspirational sources for other movements’ artists. […]

Claude Monet’s Paintings That Changed His Trajectory

Famous Claude Monet Paintings

Whoever you admire the most in the world of art, you can’t ignore the fact that Claude Monet’s paintings are the most detailed, meticulously-crafted, and meaningful work that has ever been produced.  The harsh truth is that: Many came… Many left… Many tried their best to express their lives through art.  But one who succeeded […]

11 Cubist Paintings that are Enigmatic and Controversial

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The early 20th century was a period of astonishment and chaos, perhaps in a sweet way, because art transitioned into something unusual called Cubism Renowned painters like Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque would draw art featuring bizarre geometric shapes and figures, which resulted in other famous painters extending their support. These cubist paintings usually deviated […]

12 Renaissance Artists Who Transformed The World Of Art

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You might be familiar with the names of the famous Renaissance painters Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Caravaggio.  But there were many whose works altered viewers’ perceptions and led to socioeconomic changes at the time.  Not only that, but these Renaissance painters were also responsible for reviving ancient Greek and Roman ideas. Today, we’re going […]

13 Gifted Mexican Artists (Frida & Rivera Weren’t The Only Ones)

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When we talk about famous people from Mexico, two names instinctively pop up in mind, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.  It’s inevitable to have these Renaissance artists come to mind, as their contribution to the country’s art was commendable.  We must thank them, not only for their creations but also for the establishment of a […]

15 Surrealist Artists & Their Phenomenal Contribution To The Movement!

15 surrealist artists

The movement that flourished across Europe in the aftermath of World War I was Surrealism. Which inspired a myriad of 20th-century painters, who produced art, illustrating imaginary elements and figures.  Several artists, like Salvador Dali, Pablo Piccaso, Andre Breton, and others, sought to explore this uncanny concept, which later became the most famous movement of […]

13 Famous Japanese Artists Whose Stories Will Inspire You!

13 famous artists of Japan

We mainly talk about Japan’s rich culture and traditions. But we barely discuss famous Japanese artists, who innovated several painting styles and techniques. Who enlightened millions of people, who endorsed and also wonderfully portrayed Japanese history and customs in their art. Despite discovering art styles that even Westerners follow, these famous Japanese artists didn’t get […]