Munch, Death in the Sick Room, The tensions between instinct and society, as he presented them, can never be resolved. If the end is madness, to which he himself nearly came, ones only recourse may be to look these terrors in the face, as he did in his remarkable self-portraits, especially that known as IN HELL, where the naked soul peers out of the naked body. George Heard Hamilton,
Below is a gallery of 20 of the most famous paintings of all time - recognizable pieces from the ages that will never be forgotten. This infamous portrait of Lisa del Giocondo was completed some time between and currently on display at the Musee du Louvre in Paris.
Starry Night Vincent van Gogh has painted countless well-known pieces; however, his painting Starry Night is widely considered to be his magnum opus.
Painted inthe piece was done from memory and whimsically depicts the view from his room at the sanitarium he resided in at the time. Featuring a ghoulish figure that looks like the host from Tales from the Crypt, the backdrop of this expressionist painting is said to be Oslo, Norway. This piece was originally commissioned by the Spanish government and intended to depict the suffering of war and ultimately stand as symbol for peace.
The Persistence of Memory Painted in by yet another Spanish artist, Salvador Dali's The Persistance of Memory is one of the most recognizable and individual pieces in art history. Depicting a dismal shoreline draped with melting clocks, it is thought that Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity inspired this bizarre piece.
Three Musicians At first glance it might look like a collage but Pablo Picasso's famous painting, Three Musicians is actually an oil painting.
Own A Painting 7. Completed circathis piece can now be found in the Mauritshuis Gallery in the Hague. Blogspot by Vermeer 9. Painted init's one of the few American pieces on this list - although it is owned by a Parisian museum and therefore rarely seen in the states.
Daily Art Fixx Portrait de L'artiste Sans Barbe Although the title isn't very creative, Vincent van Gogh's Self-Portrait without Beard is certainly one of the most notable paintings of all time.
While Van Gogh has painted many portraits before, this is the most notable because it's one of the few that depicts him without a beard. Most Expensive Things Using oil on canvas, Rembrandt van Rijn was commissioned by a militia captain and his 17 militia guards in to paint their company, in an effort to show off for the French Queen that would be visiting.
The Kiss Easily touted as Gustav Klimt's most famous painting, The Kiss is a realistic yet geometric depiction of a kissing couple, completed in in Vienna, Austria. What makes this piece different than the other oil paintings on the list is that it also incorporates gold leaf on canvas in addition to oils.
Water Lilies French painter Claude Monet painted a series of pieces known as Water Lilies between and - it's exactly what it sounds like, paintings depicting a water lily pond from his backyard. While this might not be one individual painting, considering the collection is spread amongst the most renowned galleries of the world, the series is a deserving installment on this list.
Widely considered to be the greatest Mexican painter of the twentieth century, Rivera was known for his simple paintings dominated by their bright colors and The Flower Carrier is no exception. Garden of Praise Cafe Terrace at Night Never one for flashy titles, Cafe Terrace at Night by the ever-prolific Vincent Van Gogh, is one of the most individual depictions of such a mundane setting.
Though Van Gogh never signed this piece, he references his famous Cafe masterpiece in many personal documents. Art Gallery Although it is a self-portrait, his face is largely covered by a floating green apple and contributes to his series of paintings known as the The Great War on Facades.
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Home. Edvard Munch, notably Scandinavia's greatest artist, pioneered in the expressionist movement., He painted is his best-known painting, The Scream, in Growing up in Oslo, then called Christiania, he was often ill.
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The Scream is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between and