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.

15 Johannes Vermeer’s Paintings That Depict Life In A Subtle Way

Born in the Dutch Golden Age, Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer was a well-known artist during the  Baroque style of art.  His artworks portrayed domiciliary scenes in the most elusive and tangible ways.  Known for the use of costly pigments in his paintings, his expertise in handling colors spoke about the passion he had for art.  […]

12 Paintings by Hieronymus Bosch That Display Unsettling Truth!

12 Paintings by Hieronymus Bosch That Display Unsettling Truth!

Who was Hieronymus Bosch? Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) was a Dutch painter and draughtsman who was known for including abstract concepts in his work. His artworks depict religious symbolism and overarching themes of mankind’s timeless nature. History remembers Hieronymus Bosch’s paintings as true works of art using vibrant and varied brushstrokes. Do you want to guess […]

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. […]

12 Remarkable Paintings By Michelangelo That Also Represent the Sistine Ceiling

12 Remarkable Paintings By Michelangelo That Also Represent the Sistine Ceiling

Who was Michelangelo? A painter, a sculptor, a poet, or an architect? I must say all of the above! Michelangelo was none other than one of the prolific artists of the Italian Renaissance.  He was a polymath genius whose works were filled with emotional authenticity. His psychological intensity had never been witnessed before by his […]

15 Famous Paintings By Leonardo da Vinci: History & Influence

Paintings of Leonardo with the text above 15 Famous Paintings By Leonardo da Vinci: History & Influence

A world where Mona Lisa was born wouldn’t be possible if there was not a painter like Leonardo. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a Renaissance polymath known for testing numerous artistic traditions and techniques. The compositions, innovations, and inventions of Leonardo da Vinci led to the methods that later marked his works in the history […]

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

The cover photo of 11 cubist paintings

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 […]

10 Controversial Artworks That Created A Storm of Theories Around Them

The Fountain by Marcel Duchamp as a cover image of controversial artworks.

An artwork which touches the zenith in terms of popularity, is most likely to be surrounded by a pool of controversies. Sometimes, the topic of controversy is genuine but it’s really over the top quite a few times. Popular and famous paintings across the globe are mostly susceptible to getting hit by controversy. Well, vice-versa […]

Artworks By Salvador Dali: Paintings You Know, Stories You Don’t

Artworks By Salvador Dali: Paintings You Know, Stories You Don’t

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad” – Salvador Dali Salvador Dali (1904–1989), a Spanish Surrealist painter, printmaker, performance artist, and filmmaker, is renowned for his exploratory and subconscious paintings. Born in Catalonia, Spain, he was the most versatile artist of the 20th […]