Category Archives: Artworks

PortraitFlip’s artwork category covers every single piece of information about paintings produced in different art periods. This category will take you back to those times, from the Renaissance to Modern Art, to help you learn about its finest creations.

World’s 15 Stolen Artworks: List of Recovered & Lost Artworks

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Although robbery is a crime, we can’t deny the fact that some heists have made history, especially in the art world. Everyone gets fascinated by a good mystery and the artistic community is full of them. I mean, turn the pages of art history. The hint of missing paintings, lost artworks, or stolen pieces will […]

Viking Art: Knowing The Tragic Backstory of Norse Art

History has been unkind to Viking art. I know it’s a harsh yet strong statement. But it’s true.  We’ve always overlooked the creations of Vikings.  All we do is pay attention to their animal carvings and stone art and feed our perceptions that are historically untrue. It is true that they were barbaric, violent, and […]

Revisiting Roman History With Famous Roman Paintings

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When you think about Rome, what are some things that come to mind? The tempting smell of pasta, cheese, gelato, or Colosseum?  Well, an art lover would definitely say the art of Rome. Or, to be precise, the famous Roman paintings. An influential mix of various cultures that has shaped a totally unique and fascinating […]

What is Fresco Painting: Ancient Mural Art That Boomed in Renaissance!

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Here’s an ultimate guide to fresco painting, which evolved significantly with time and influenced geniuses like Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci. Look at some magnificent fresco paintings by these Renaissance artists. The Last Judgement, The Last Supper, The School of Athens, and others, which were made with the utmost care and affection, were actually […]

Indian Art: An Overview of India’s Diversified Art History

You may like it or not, but oftentimes we hear people crediting the Mughals or Britishers for the development of India’s art culture. It’ll be inappropriate, unreasonable, and invalid to wholly credit the Mughals or Britishers for India’s rich and vast art history. Of course, they introduced some painting techniques and styles to Indian art. […]

Psychedelic Art (A Guide To 1960’s Most Popular Trippy Art)

If you look at any psychedelic artwork, you’ll see a composition full of bright, contrasting colors and distorted images—something that’s messy, unorganized, and chaotic! But why on earth would anybody make such a type of art? The answer lies in its vast and mysterious history, which made the psychedelic art movement come into existence and […]

12 Famous Self-Portraits Every Art Lover Should Know!

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Self-portraits have existed since antiquity but gained relevance in the early 15th century. Thanks to all those geniuses who believed in this art and who, with every possible means, expressed their hearts out. From Vincent Van Gogh to Frida Kahlo to Pablo Picasso to Jan Van Eyck, nearly all the artists who made it big […]

11 Rococo Paintings (Art That Made French Rococo Popular)

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Countless pieces of rococo art were made. Some touched the doors of renowned galleries and museums, while others remained an heirloom of art patrons. Before I present to you the most popular rococo paintings, let me give you a brief explanation of how it all started. Let’s learn what happened in European art in the […]

Neoclassical Paintings: 8+ Revival Art of Rome and Greece

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“Drawing is the honesty of art. To draw does not mean simply to reproduce contours: drawing does not consist merely of line. Drawing is also expression, the inner form, the plane and modeling.” This quote by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres best explains the essence of neoclassical paintings!  Artworks from this era have always enthralled art […]