Famous Artists and Their Most Famous Pieces

Famous Artists and Their Most Famous Pieces

When ranking the world’s most popular artists and their artwork, some names take precedence over others. But one quality remains the same in each and every art piece: versatility.

Most famous art pieces that ever saw the face of Earth have the quality to stay evergreen. Painting is an ancient medium, dating far back to forty thousand years ago when early humans used techniques like ochre and charcoal to transfer their ideas onto the canvas.

Whether an art piece is made using stencils and charcoal or the latest 3D methods and painting mediums, it’s the realism and intrinsic value that make it stand apart. Art is the symbolic form of human ideas and values. It will partake in different ways into different forms, including photography, film, stage performances, street art, and even the cyclic loop of death and life.

In this blog, we’ve shed light on some of the most famous art pieces and their creators. Let’s get started without further ado.

  1. The Mona Lisa

Leonardo Da Vinci’s evergreen, ever beautiful, and ever-hypnotizing painting, Mona Lisa, first came out between 1503 and 1519. This alluring portrait is famous for the unique depiction of a human’s inner and outer feelings: what they feel and what they express.

The Mona Lisa portrait has dodged many questions and trials of time over the decades and is still considered one of the most stunning art pieces of all time. This particular portrait by Da Vinci has also welcomed various theories and tribute memoirs.

Mona Lisa has the subject: To whom and why is she smiling. There have been various art enthusiasts and critics who have offered their theories on the matter. But what always remains on top are the calm comport, peaceful smile, and Leonardo’s sublime composition of a beautiful surrounding around the lady in the painting.

  1. The Birth of Venus
  2. Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus is a nude, non-religious, and artistic depiction of antique culture, people, objects, and environment. It’s a full-length painting and was made for Lorenzo de Medici, claiming the figure as the Goddess of Love.
  3. The Starry Night

The popular Starry Night art piece by Vincent Van Gogh first came out in 1989. It became so uberly popular that today, you can enjoy live starry nights at the Dali Museum. This painting was created by Van Gogh while he was in an asylum. This painting creatively showcases his state of trauma, turmoil, and turbulence.

He used the Ying and Yang of frenetic brush stroked to pull his inner demons and fears out on his canvas using paints and brushes.

A girl holding Van Gogh’s Starry Night painting

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