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Famous Paintings - by Joan Butterfield

Famous Paintings - by Joan Butterfield

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Famous Paintings
Ever since any man can remember, painting is both a vocation and a hobby.Since the inception of painting, it has evolved to an immense level.Various styles and techniques were incorporated into painting and so itbecame very lovable to the masses. Do you know some famous paintings?These are the works of world renowned artists.Painters have experimented with a wide range of styles, techniques,themes, textures, and media. However, only a few of these experimentswere recognized by art lovers. After some time, the experiments resultedto the establishment of different cults. The process was able to producetalented painters from different parts of the world.In such a short time, some of the talented painters became paintingmasters. All the works of these famous and talented painters wereexceptional in terms of technique, accuracy, and look however, not alltheir works were loved by the masses. Very few of their paintings made anindelible impact to the hearts of people especially the lovers of art.The works of these famous painters were loved and became immensely famousin different periods.You can find thousands of great works but there are only very fewconsidered as the greatest. Both the experts and masses revered thesegreatest works. A very good example is Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Itis considered immortal in the world of art and millions of people wereintrigued by Mona Lisa's captivating smile. Salvador Dali became famousof his painting Melting Watches. If you try to put the greatest paintingsin history on a list, it is rather long.Famous paintings differ in styles and techniques, as well as the mediabeing used. Judgment though depends on the viewers and they will be theones who'll decide which art painting is among the greatest.Here are a few of the famous paintings and their artists -- Ajanta Muralsby the Vakaka Kings of India; Starry Night by Van Gogh; Mona Lisa andLast Supper by Leonardo da Vinci; Last Judgment by Michelangelo; SunriseImpression by Monet; Old Guitarist by Pablo Picasso; Persistence ofMemory by Salvador Dali; and Madonna and Child.These are some of the few famous paintings known all over the world.These painters had other works but somehow, the people didn't like themmuch as much as their more famous works. Despite this fact, the names ofthese greatest painters are all over the pages of history books and artbooks. Even little children in art classes know their famous works.The beauty of these famous paintings have withstood the test of time andeven after many years of existence, the works of art were not forgotten.If you try to conduct a research on the net, you will find out more aboutthe other famous paintings and how priceless they are. It is really anhonor to be considered as a great painter. Aspiring painters shouldtherefore work hard and who knows, one day their works will also becomefamous.

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