Greatest Works and Minds in the World of Art

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20 of the World's Most Famous Paintings

What is Art? It could be described as a reflection of civilization. Indeed, many paintings reflect the cultural values of...Read More

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20 of the World's Most Famous Art Pieces

Art history has delivered us with some amazing paintings and sculptures, and limiting it to twenty pieces is no small feat. Certain works will always rise to the top...Read More

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9 Spheres of Heaven (Dante's Paradiso)

Paradiso (English: "Heaven," "Paradise") is the third and the last section of Dante's epic poem of Divine Comedy. In it, the Italian poet describes his journey...Read More

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12 Outstanding Paintings by Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), one of the most admired and respected French artists of the 20th century, was the foremost figure of Fauvism, a style of painting that emerged in the early...Read More

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List of Top 10 Paintings by Peter Paul Rubens

The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more...Read More

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List of Top 10 Surrealist Artists

Formed around the belief that consciousness should give way to subconsciousness in the 1920s, Surrealism was one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. In addition to inspiring a number of future art forms and...Read More

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List of 10 Famous Gustav Klimt Paintings

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was the leading figure of the so-called Vienna Secession, an art movement that rebelled against the established art concepts and introduced a new style similar to Art Nouveau. Though the Austrian painter often shocked...Read More

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List of 10 Claude Monet's Water Lilies

French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926) painted his famous Water Lilies series from the 1890s until his death in 1926. The scene of all was a water lily garden he had created near his home in...Read More

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List of 10 Most Famous Rembrandt's Paintings

Works of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) are admired for an outstandingly realistic depiction of human emotions...Read More

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List of 10 Remarkable Books Published Posthumously

How to deal with an author's unpublished work after their death is a much-debated issue. A number of works have been published posthumously, some against clearly...Read More

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List of 7 Masterpieces of Modern Art

Modern art encompasses artworks created from the late 19th century to the 1970s which are characterized by the rejection of traditional art concepts and techniques....Read More

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List of 10 Remarkable Religious Renaissance Paintings

The great painters of the Renaissance period, many of whom focused on religious themes, were...Read More

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9 Circles of Hell (Dante's Inferno)

Inferno, the first part of Dante's Divine Comedy that inspired the latest Dan Brown's bestseller of the same title, describes the...Read More

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10 Most Distinguished Works of Ancient Egyptian Art

Ancient Egyptians believed that rather than creating art (for which they had no word), they were creating works of beauty that emulated from their profound...Read More

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10 Finest Works of the Early Italian Renaissance Art

The Early Italian Renaissance art refers to an artistic movement that started in Florence and other rich north Italian cities in...Read More

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7 Greatest Art Nouveau Masterpieces

Art Nouveau emerged in England and spread throughout Europe and the United States. In Germany, it was called Judendstil, Sezession in Austria and Modernismo in...Read More

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List of 5 Most Famous Artworks by Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential artists of all time. His artworks, characterized by...Read More