Celtic Art

Many people associate Celtic art with the intricate scrollwork of interlace tattoos and throwback artwork with little or no symmetry and straight lines. The term “Celtic art” is used to describe a wide variety of artwork from different cultures, places, and periods. Most of the Celtic artwork that has survived to this day were made […]

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Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife

Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife is a woodblock print created by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. It was a ukiyo-e made around 1814. Ukiyo-e is a Japanese art genre that was popular from the 17th to the 19th century and commonly depicts female beauties, sumo wrestlers, kabuki actors, flora, fauna, travel, landscape vistas, scenes from folk […]

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Oath of the Horatii

Oath of the Horatii is a painting by the French painter Jacques-Louis David. It is a large oil on canvas that was commissioned by Charles-Claude Flahaut de la Billaderie, comte d’Angiviller, the minister of fine arts under King Louis XVI. Done in the Neoclassical style, it was supposed to evoke feelings of loyalty to the […]

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Portrait of a Man in Red Chalk

The “Portrait of a Man in Red Chalk” is believed to have been drawn by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci around 1510 or when he was about 60 years old. The piece is a Renaissance artwork. Although this drawing has been widely accepted as a self-portrait by the ultimate Renaissance Man, several historians and […]

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Self-Portrait in the Green Bugatti

Self-Portrait in the Green Bugatti is also known as Autoportrait or Tamara in a Green Bugatti. It’s an oil on panel painting, and as the name suggests, this is a self-portrait created by Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka. The painting was finished in 1929 and was done in Paris, commissioned by the Die Dame, a […]

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Goldfish Pool at Chartwell

The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell was the last painting created by British politician, writer, army officer, and painter Winston Churchill. It was believed to have been created somewhere around 1962 after he retired from his position. However, there was a first painting depicting the same Goldfish Pool that Churchill painted at around 1930s and became […]

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Neoclassical Art

Neoclassical art is a particularly orderly, unemotional, and severe form of art that emerged sometime around 1760. There is an emphasis on historically correct costumes and settings, austere lines, and perfect composition. It had its roots in Roman and Greek art and was founded mainly on the writings of the German archeologist and art historian […]

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Mayan Art

Mayan art refers to the artworks done by the ancient Mayan civilization. It involves any painting, architecture, wood carvings, sculptures and figures made from wood, stone, stucco, and precious gems like jade, weaving and textile, and even their literature. These art pieces are considered as precious artifacts these days and are in the care of […]

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Romanticism Art

Towards the end of the 18th century and the start of the 19th, a new era for the arts was discovered, focusing more on individualism and emotions. The Romantic era was first implemented in Europe, perhaps the biggest art capital in the world during the time. This art movement, known as Romanticism, also highlights and […]

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The 10 Greatest Painters Of All Time

It’s almost impossible to choose from hundreds of spectacularly talented painters and narrow down a list of the greatest painters of all time. The task is particularly harrowing because these painters of the past and present come from so many different time periods and art movements. In our humble opinion, these are, in no particular […]

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