Painting is an art that has the meaning that a painter produces to draw something behind a brush and canvas. Not all people are born with the talent to paint, and not everyone who has extraordinary talent at painting. It takes an extraordinary imagination to produce a perfect painting, which can be appreciated by art lovers.
So many paintings were produced in all corners of the world. Here, 8 paintings were painted by the best artists of his time who remain popular throughout history.
Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
A painting that has many mysteries and the most sought after art when visiting the Mouvre Museum is certainly the Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa in 1503. Da Vinci described the Mona Lisa as a joint figure of a man and woman with mysterious looks and smiles.
The Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh
Perhaps The Starry Night’s painting by Van Gogh is the most beautiful landscape painting to date. This painting was made in 1889 and is now on display at the Museum of Modern Art. This painting depicts a night scene like in a beautiful dream. With a unique color touch.
Van Gogh Self-portrait – Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh was the first to paint his own face on the canvas. And many imitated by other painters. This portrait he painted in 1889, a year before he committed suicide.
Liberty Leading the People – Eugène Delacroix
Eugène Delacroix painted the painting of Liberty Leading the PeopleEugène Delacroix painted the painting of Liberty Leading the People in 1830. Now the painting is displayed with a large frame in the French Louvre Museum. This painting depicts a resistance to a historical event, the French Revolution.
The Persistence of Memory – Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí painted the Persistence of Memory in 1931. The painting was collected at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and until now the most famous painting among children of art. The painting depicts a fused pocket watch making it no longer meaningful.
Guernica – Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso is famous for his abstract paintings, so he is called a cubist painter. He painted Guernica in 1937 and is now on display at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, France. The Picasso painting depicts a state of bombing in the city of Guernica, Spain. How the gripping circumstances immortalized Picasso with cool.
The Scream – Edvard Munch
Edvard Munch painted this artistic and imaginative painting in 1893. Many people differed in the expression of the figures in the art. Some consider it an expression of admiration, anxiety, and sadness. And reportedly, the painting was so expensive at the time of the auction.