Category Archives: Artworks and Analysis

PortraitFlip’s Artwork category makes sure to give you an in-depth study of all the artworks that made it big in art history. Our expert interpretation by art students and analysts will definitely help you understand famous artworks better.

12 Famous Medieval Artwork- Religious Middle Ages Art That Narrates History!

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What and how much do you know about medieval artwork? What did they stand for, and why were they made? And what made medieval paintings so special? It is, of course, the story behind them!  Medieval artwork definitely had a religious touch to it. Yes, the medieval period gave us art that revolved around the […]

12 Famous Scary Paintings – Explore Darkness Of Creepy Arts

12 Famous Scary Paintings - Explore Darkness Of Creepy Arts

There are always two sides to a human. One that is bright and another that is dark. Whenever you witness a creepy view, it leaves you spine-chilling. Do you know why? It’s because it stimulates the dark side of your mind, which is eager to learn about the subject. Creepy, melancholic, and dreadful arts are […]

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 […]

Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet: Revitalization of France

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The warmth of the rising sun, the chirping of the birds, and the slow and salient waves of the oceans. Doesn’t it all sound dreamy?  If you have experienced a sunrise, then you can actually feel what I am talking about! And that is what Claude Monet tried to express when he painted one of […]

Rothko’s White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose)

Rothko’s White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose)

What if you enter a gallery and the painting you are witnessing doesn’t have any backstory to share? A painting that is just a painting. Maybe it was created to be just looked at and not have a deeper meaning or history. Feeling weird after thinking about an artwork that doesn’t have an explanation to […]

Composition VII by Kandinsky: The Most-Debated Art of 20th Century

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Have you ever wondered what it must be like to listen to the sounds of color? You are probably thinking, what am I even talking about? But the fact is that Kandinsky was able to hear sounds! Yes, I am talking about one of the most famous abstract artists Wassily Kandinsky. He suffered from a […]

Girl With a Pearl Earring: Vermeer’s Mysterious Dutch Woman!

The Girl with a pearl earring painting in red gradient background.

Paintings are a reflection of an artist’s intellect. They represent a very unfamiliar side of the person who’s painting it.  Some paintings like Starry Night and Sunflowers speak up for the artist’s agony.  Some artworks such as The Mona Lisa painting and Salvator Mundi narrate the story about the artist’s perspective in detail.  However, there’s […]

19 Famous Impressionist Paintings (Impressionists’ Most Recognized Works)

Do you like to hear stories that begin with struggle and end on a happy note? If yes, you’ll love to know about these impressionist paintings. But before we begin with famous impressionist paintings, let’s take a brief look at impressionism. Impressionism was a famous art movement of the 19th century, born in France. The […]

A Walk Through Into Rothko’s Entrance to Subway Painting

A Walk Through Into Rothko’s Entrance to Subway Painting

When you walk down the subway, how do you feel? You must be wondering what a weird question this is—how can someone feel anything while entering the subway? Apart from a sudden sense of consumption and claustrophobia.   Think as an artist, do you notice those people who are walking with you? Where are they heading? […]

The Birth of Venus: An Art that Celebrates Sex and Liberty

The Birth of Venus painting

The Birth of Venus is one such Aphrodite painting that stunned the entire art fraternity.  Needless to say, it’s brimmed with complete drama, controversies, and whatnot! Sandro Boticelli, the creator of The Birth of Venus, was almost persuaded to throw this masterpiece into a bonfire. Guess what? It was a monk who did it—who made […]