Author Archives: Anupriya Shasheendran

The Scream: Unhinged Anxiety Personified by Edvard Munch

Cover page depicting The Scream by Edvard Munch.

The personification of anxiety and horror which is sure to run a chill down your spine; that is The Scream painting for you in short.  Imagine a grotesque face with a hollow yet horrified expression, with frail hands on the figure’s sunken face in shock.  The hues of red blatantly stand out, warm crimsons and […]

20 Most Famous Expressionist Artists and their Amazing Contributions!

cover for famous expressionist artists.

When we think of the term “Expressionism” and “Expressionist artists” there is so much that can flood our minds.  Expressionism has had several definitions across time, geography and people.  But do you know what kind of Expressionism am I talking about here? I am talking about the cultural movement that happened in the 20th century […]

Pablo Picasso: Story of the 20th Century Art Genius

Am abstract art of Pablo Picasso's face.

“ Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.” If anyone could have made this statement with utmost confidence, it is, of course, the great maestro Pablo Picasso himself.  Can there be anyone who does not know about this twentieth century phenomenal artist? I don’t […]

Everything you Need to Know about Gustav Klimt (Life and Art)

An image of Gustav Klimt with his art in the background

We have all heard about the series of shimmering paintings by Gustav Klimt. From the “Woman in Gold” to the “Golden Tears”, everything is just too shiny. But who exactly is Gustav Klimt? Why does he use so much gold and glitter to represent sadness? Well, that is the case with all of artist Gustav […]

Leonardo da Vinci’s Art: A Peep Into the Great Maestro’s Life

A statue of Leonardo da Vinci

How many times have you found  yourself gazing into the eyes of a particular lady, with faint to no eyebrows and an extremely intriguing smile?  Yes, I am talking about the infamous beauty on canvas, Mona Lisa. This beauty is a product of an extraordinary mind that graced this earth’s surface a long time ago. […]

13 Famous Paintings Of Jesus: Take A Look at Jesus Artworks!

Jesus Christ holding a lamb.

Where there is faith, there is art! Faith and religion have always been intertwined with art as a way of expression and devotion!  Maybe that’s why paintings of Jesus are some of the oldest paintings to be traced. But it didn’t just live among the medieval paintings from the middle ages.  Jesus paintings prevailed throughout […]

Oil Painting Vs Acrylic Painting: How Are They Different?

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As an art lover, if someone pulled you in a debate of Oil Painting vs Acrylic Painting, which side would you choose? Are you also one among the many who often gets confused with these two mediums from the various painting styles?  Well, it happens, but the important thing is that you are here and […]

11 Famous Painting Mysteries That Will Leave You Baffled

portraits of Mona Lisa, Salvator Mundi and the Girl with the Pearl Earring.

Do unsolved painting mysteries keep you on the edge of your seat? There are some intriguing mysterious paintings in history that will leave you thinking what in the world happened to them!  In fact artists themselves fancied adding a secret mysterious touch to their art that has created these painting mysteries? This added to the […]

29 Most Famous Painters Who Created History (From Renaissance To Modern Art)

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As a human race our lives are greatly influenced by art and everything artsy!  So, don’t you think we owe it to all the famous painters in the world for creating masterpieces that moved our whole civilization? For starters, how many famous artists do you know? Struggling there? Worry not, because you have landed on […]