The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

The Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda or La Joconde) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world."

The painting, thought to be a portrait of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, is in oil on a poplar panel, and is believed to have been painted between 1503 and 1506, although Leonardo may have continued working on it as late as 1517. It was acquired by King Francis I of France and is now the property of the French Republic, on permanent display at The Louvre museum in Paris since 1797.

The ambiguity of the subject's expression, which is frequently described as enigmatic, the monumentality of the composition, the subtle modeling of forms and the atmospheric illusionism were novel qualities that have contributed to the continuing fascination and study of the work.

The title of the painting that is known in English as Mona Lisa stems from a description by Renaissance art historian Giorgio Vasari, who wrote "Leonardo undertook to paint, for Francesco del Giocondo, the portrait of Mona Lisa, his wife."[5][6] Mona in Italian is a polite form of address originating as ma donna —similar to Ma’am, Madam, or my lady in English. This became madonna, and its contraction mona. The title of the painting, though traditionally spelled "Mona" (as used by Vasari[5]), is also commonly spelled in modern Italian as Monna Lisa, but this is rare in English.

Edvard Munch : The Scream

The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature) is the title Munch gave to these works, all of which show a figure with an agonized expression against a landscape with a tumultuous orange sky. Arthur Lubow has described The Scream as "an icon of modern art, a Mona Lisa for our time."

Edvard Munch created the four versions in various media. The National Gallery, Oslo, holds one of two painted versions (1893, shown at right). The Munch Museum holds the other painted version (1910, see gallery) and a pastel version from 1893. These three versions have not traveled for years.

The fourth version (pastel, 1895) was sold for $119,922,600 at Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art auction on 2 May 2012 to financier Leon Black, the highest nominal price paid for a painting at auction. The painting was on display in the Museum of Modern Art in New York from October 2012 to April 2013.

Also in 1895, Munch created a lithograph stone of the image. Of the lithograph prints produced by Munch, several examples survive. Only approximately four dozen prints were made before the original stone was resurfaced by the printer in Munch's absence.

The Scream has been the target of several high-profile art thefts. In 1994, the version in the National Gallery was stolen. It was recovered several months later. In 2004, both The Scream and Madonna were stolen from the Munch Museum, and recovered two years later.

Vincent van Gogh: Self-Portrait, September 1889

Edward Hopper: Nighthawks (1942)

Nighthawks is a 1942 painting by Edward Hopper that portrays people sitting in a downtown diner late at night. It is Hopper's most famous work and is one of the most recognizable paintings in American art. Within months of its completion, it was sold to the Art Institute of Chicago for $3,000, and has remained there ever since.

The Birth of Venus (Botticelli) 1486 image

Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night (1889)

Gustav Klimt: The Kiss (1908)

The Kiss (In German: Der Kuss) was painted by the Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt between 1907 and 1908, the highpoint of his "Golden Period", when he painted a number of works in a similar gilded style.

A perfect square, the canvas depicts a couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes decorated in a style influenced by both linear constructs of the contemporary Art Nouveau style and the organic forms of the earlier Arts and Crafts movement.

The work is composed of oil paint with applied layers of gold leaf, an aspect that gives it its strikingly modern, yet evocative appearance. The painting is now in the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere museum in the Belvedere palace, Vienna, and is widely considered a masterpiece of the early modern period. It is a symbol of Vienna Jugendstil—Viennese Art Nouveau—and is considered Klimt's most popular work.

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The Great Wave off Kanagawa pictures

The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏 Kanagawa-Oki Nami-Ura?, lit. "Under a Wave off Kanagawa"), also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is a woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai.

An example of ukiyo-e art, it was published sometime between 1830 and 1833[1] (during the Edo Period) as the first in Hokusai's series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei (富嶽三十六景?)), and is his most famous work. This particular woodblock is one of the most recognized works of Japanese art in the world. It depicts an enormous wave threatening boats near the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa.

While sometimes assumed to be a tsunami, the wave is, as the picture's title notes, more likely to be a large okinami – literally "wave of the open sea." As in all the prints in the series, it depicts the area around Mount Fuji under particular conditions, and the mountain itself appears in the background.

Copies of the print are in many Western collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the British Museum in London, the Art Institute of Chicago, and in Claude Monet's house in Giverny, France. There is also a copy in the Asian Gallery of the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.

Alphonse Mucha: Maud Adams as Joan of Arc (1909)

Eugène Delacroix: Liberty Leading the People (1830)

Cecil Beaton: Stephen Tennant as Prince Charming (1927)

Grant Wood: American Gothic (1930)

American Gothic is a painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood's inspiration came from what is now known as the American Gothic House, and a decision to paint the house along with "the kind of people I fancied should live in that house." The painting shows a farmer standing beside his spinster daughter. The figures were modeled by the artist's sister and their dentist. The woman is dressed in a colonial print apron evoking 19th-century Americana, and the couple are in the traditional roles of men and women, the man's pitchfork symbolizing hard labor, and the flowers over the woman's right shoulder suggesting domesticity.

It is one of the most familiar images in 20th-century American art, and has been widely parodied within American popular culture.

Gustav Klimt: The Stoclet Frieze (1905-1911)

The Stoclet Frieze is a series of three mosaics created by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt for a 1905-1911 commission for the Palais Stoclet in Brussells. The panels depict a swirling Tree of life, a standing female figure and an embracing couple.

The mosaics are spread across three walls of the Palais' dining room, with the two larger, figural sections set opposite each other on the longer walls of the room. A smaller, geometric panel occupies the short wall separating them. The designs are formed from a variety of luxury materials, including marble, ceramic, gilded tiles and enamel along with pearls and other semi-precious stones.

Andy Warhol: Campbell's Soup Cans (1962)


Pablo Picasso: Guernica (1937)

Unknown Egyptian artist: Wooden head of Tutankhamun

Mati Klarwein: Saint John (1962)

Unknown Greek artist: Winged Victory of Samothrace


Rick Griffin: Poster for Jimi Hendrix and John Mayall (1968)


Wuluwait, Boatman of the Dead


Like the ancient Greeks, Romans, Etruscans, Norse and Egyptians, Aboriginal peoples of northern Australia had legends of boatmen who ferried the souls of the dead to the next life. Wuluwait ferries the dead to the Island of Puerelko, the Aboriginal equivalent of Heaven. It parallels that of the Greek and Roman mythology of the Underworld, where the Waters of Lethe are found.

Tony Banks of Genesis used this painting on the cover of his first solo album 'A Curious Feeling'.

The original work has been donated to the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Painted in 1964.

Rex Whistler: Self-portrait in Welsh Guards uniform, May 1940



The artist depicted himself enjoying a drink on the balcony of a friend's house in York Terrace, overlooking Regent's Park, London, on 'the day his uniform came'. Aged 35 and too old for immediate conscription, Rex Whistler had volunteered for service upon the outbreak of war: he saw it as a duty that men of his age should fight, rather than 'young boys'. By this time Whistler had already established a considerable reputation as an artist, particularly of trompe l'oeil murals, stage designs and book illustrations.

Tragically, the artist was killed on his first day in action, 18 July 1944, during Operation GOODWOOD near Caen in Normandy. Concerned for his men who were trapped in a tank, he had left the safety of his own tank to help, but was blown up by blast from a German mortar. He is buried in the small military cemetery at Banneville-la-Campagne.


Vincent van Gogh: The Raising of Lazarus (1890)


Kees Van Dongen: The Corn Poppy (circa 1919)


Bouguereau William-Adolphe : Virgin and Child (1888)


Geefs Guillaume : The Genius of Evil (1848 )


Le génie du mal (installed 1848) or The Genius of Evil, known informally in English as Lucifer or The Lucifer of Liège,[1] is a religious sculpture executed in white marble by the Belgian artist Guillaume Geefs. Francophone art historians most often refer to the figure as an ange déchu, a "fallen angel." It is located within the elaborate pulpit (French chaire de vérité, "seat of truth") of St. Paul's Cathedral, Liège, and depicts a classically beautiful man in his physical prime, chained, seated, and nearly nude but for drapery gathered over his thighs, his full length ensconced within a mandorla of bat wings. Geefs' work replaces an earlier sculpture created for the space by his younger brother Joseph Geefs, which was removed from the cathedral because of its distracting allure and "unhealthy beauty."

In the late 1980s, a photograph of Le génie du mal became a focal point of Himmelsweg, an art installation by the Liège-born artist Jacques Charlier on the theme of seductive evil and the danger of obscuring the memory of the Holocaust.


Botticelli Sandro : Idealized Portrait of a Lady (1480)


COT Pierre Auguste : Portrait of a young woman, 1869


Soldier and Young Girl by Johannes Vermeer


The Weeping Woman


James Ensor: Self-Portrait with Masks (1899)

Willem van Haecht : The Gallery of Cornelis van der Geest

1628. The left side of the painting includes various portraits of contemporaneous figures, including (from the left) Infanta Isabel Clara Eugenia of Spain, Archduke Albert of Austria, Peter Paul Rubens, Prince Władysław Vasa of Poland (who visited van der Geest's Gallery in 1624, with black hat) and the host showing a picture.

ZORN Anders : Emma Zorn, 1887


BASHKIRTSEFF Marie : The Umbrella, 1883


Caspar David Friedrich: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog

Wanderer above the Sea of Fog (German: Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer; also known as Wanderer Above the Mist) is an oil painting composed in 1818 by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich. It has been considered one of the masterpieces of Romanticism and one of its most representative works. It currently resides in the Kunsthalle Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany.

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Alphonse Mucha: Soap factory of Bagnolet


Bal du moulin de la Galette

Bal du moulin de la Galette (commonly known as Dance at Le moulin de la Galette) is an 1876 painting by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It is housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and is one of Impressionism's most celebrated masterpieces. The painting depicts a typical Sunday afternoon at Moulin de la Galette in the district of Montmartre in Paris. In the late 19th century, working class Parisians would dress up and spend time there dancing, drinking, and eating galettes into the evening.

Like other works of Renoir's early maturity, Bal du moulin de la Galette is a typically Impressionist snapshot of real life. It shows a richness of form, a fluidity of brush stroke, and a flickering light.

From 1879 to 1894 the painting was in the collection of the French painter Gustave Caillebotte; when he died it became the property of the French Republic as payment for death duties. From 1896 to 1929 the painting hung in the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris. From 1929 it hung in the Musée du Louvre until it was transferred to the Musée d'Orsay in 1986.

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Which famous paintings would you like to confine yourself to immediately? famous would you like to confine yourself immediately? famous would you like to confine yourself immediately? famous would you like to confine yourself immediately? famous would you like to confine yourself immediately?

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In a canvas by Gauguin:

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What are the obvious visual errors in famous paintings ? famous? famous? famous? famous?

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In Ingres' nudes, the women have too many vertebrae.

What are the best recreations of “famous paintings” of all time?

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Tsuk János·23 april   amateur museum guide

Picasso amused himself with many paintings by his illustrious predecessors. Among the famous paintings of all time is undoubtedly "Las Meninas" by Velazquez. As for the recreation of Picasso it took the form of 58 different paintings inspired by the Spanish master east which are visible at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona.all-time famous figures unmistakably "Las Meninas" by Velazquez. As for the recreation of Picasso it took the form of 58 different paintings inspired by the Spanish master which are visible at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona.all-time famous figures unmistakably "Las Meninas" by Velazquez. As for the recreation of Picasso it took the form of 58 different paintings inspired by the Spanish master which are visible at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona.all-time famous figures unmistakably "Las Meninas" by Velazquez. As for the recreation of Picasso it took the form of 58 different paintings inspired by the Spanish master which are visible at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona.

Sometimes it's just a figure in the table from which he extracts certain guidelines;

Sometimes it is the whole of Velasquez's work that is entitled to Picasso's treatment

Obviously the original is so complex and the play of lights so subtle that even 58 copies / pastiches do not exhaust the subject. Here is the original visible in Madrid at the Prado Museum!

Is it possible to detect if some famous paintings are covering previous works of art, under the top coat of paint? What are some examples?famous cover previous works of art, under the top coat of paint? What are some examples?famous cover previous works of art, under the top coat of paint? What are some examples?famous cover previous works of art, under the top coat of paint? What are some examples?famous cover previous works of art, under the top coat of paint? What are some examples?

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It happens regularly, in fact. Often, we discover works "hidden" under others during restorations or when some people do research and pass the canvases under x-rays, scanners and infrared and spectral images ...

It is common to find things under frescoes (it's a bit like the idea of ​​the fresco, today we continue to cover graffiti for example;))

some "known" examples:
- Several Leonardo da Vinci, including "the virgin in the rocks
- The eyebrows of the Mona Lisa
-" The grass corner "by Vincent van Gogh
-" Portrait of youth, Rembrandt, 1634
- the fresco " Three men armed with spears "on display in the Louvre, Campana

What secrets concerning famous paintings have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR, etc.)? famous, have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR, etc.)? famous, have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR, etc.)? famous, have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR, etc.)? famous, have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR, etc.)?

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research...Original answer: What secrets concerning famous paintings have been revealed by X-rays and other techniques (SEM - EDX, MS-IRR…)?

An example:

New revelations on "The Girl with a Pearl Earring

 

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If you were to be a world famous painting, which painting would you be?

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Florence bacchi·January 6, 2019Studied at Lycée Dumont d'Urville Toulon

It is not famous but it is even better, it is my mother Evelyne Combes who made it.

She painted me from memory, a little too round, of course, but quite similar.

What are some examples of famous horse paintings ? horses? horses? horses? horses?

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Patrick crosset·June 27, 2020  Street Art enthusiastThe horses in the paintings of the Chauvet Cave, dating back 36,000 years!(more)

What would the more modern Mona Lisa look like?

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Joelle ballestraz·August 27, 2020  Touch everything but don't break anything -A young artist, Tati Moons, decided to give a little pep to the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci: The Mona Lisa. Without taking herself seriously and after having hesitated a lot because she did not want to hurt the purists. Here is Mona Lisa in 2020 version: tattoos, trendy makeup of the moment, big eyes, angular face and small tank top. The artist put a lot of her in this portrait. What do you think ? Tati Moons may have started to get caught up in the game of re-parodying other famous paintings and her ideas could start a series. Here "The Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Johannes Vermeer: ​​Source: The Mona Lisa reimagined as a woman of modern times by an artist(more)

Do you know of a famous painting that dates from the 10th century?How did Mona Lisa's painting become famous?

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Gerard Briais·May 17, 2018

I sometimes paint ...It really is a matter of taste. Parisians have the chance to make their choice in this exhibition until November: Gustav Klimt at the Atelier des Lumières, photos of the immersive exhibition(more)

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What are the most famous representations of Mary Magdalene in classical painting?

Could you illustrate the splendor of spring with little-known artistic works (painting, drawing, photo) by famous artists or yourself?

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Michael aramini·April 25, 2020

Location: Lausanne, VD, SwitzerlandSmall ad for me: Michael Aramini's response to What's the best photo you've taken during confinement? Yes, spring is the colors: This is my daughter who does it.(more)

How did Vincent Van Gogh become famous if he only sold one painting in his life?

Do you know of any classic paintings featuring models that are not famous and are recognizable from one work to another? classics presenting models not famous and recognizable from one work to another? classics presenting models not famous and recognizable from one work to another? classics presenting models not famous and recognizable from one work to another?

Is it true that "the less there is art, the more there is painting" (I do not know if it is necessary to put an s in painting) (comment of a famous painter)?

What is the most artistic hostile architecture?

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Francis Wacheux·April 19 DEST of National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts ( Diploma obtained in 1992 )I learned with this question because for me hostile architecture it was more like below in this famous painting. Or like the dragon teeth of the Siegfried and Maginot lines(more)

If you could be transported to any painting or drawing and interact with what's inside for an hour, which one would you choose to visit?

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Enora Bescond·Translator · March 1, 2020LawyerFor me that would be Lady Godiva by John Maler Collier, which is one of my favorite works (among the oil paintings). Before explaining why, you should first read the simple story behind this Lady Godiva painting.

The scene in the painting depicts Lady Godiva protesting the exorbitant taxes imposed on the peasants of Covenrty by her husband Leofric of Mercia - who called her out, telling her that if she rode naked in the city, he would cancel the tax. Godiva climbed naked among the knights, but her husband had ordered all the villagers not to leave their homes and to close the windows. However, a man named Tom had looked at her, and was blinded by her beauty, hence the name Peeping Tom for voyeurs.(more)

What famous paintings can we find in the cinema?

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Cecile Beurel·May 5, 2020 Cinephile

I understand your question as the cinema dealing with famous paintings and not the presence of paintings as part of the film's scenery.

Because then in many films, especially European cinema, the directors have taken care to place a masterpiece.

So I turn to the first meaning of famous painting in the cinema and there is a whole range of it.

I am content to list two titles with a link to the description of Wikipedia to quote only this multicultural portal.

Artemisia 1997 Michel Serrault as main actor relates the biography of Artemisia Gentileschi painter.

https://fr.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_(film)

Girl with a Pearl Earring 2003 title of the eponymous film from Vermeer's painting.

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Many filmmakers' shots are framed in the manner of certain paintings by Monet or Auguste Renoir, it is obvious, the lighting chosen also is directly inspired by Rambrandt or Monet, I do not have exactly an example below to list you who come to mind.

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What are the best reinterpretations of famous paintings?

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Claire Heinrich·October 10, 2020Eclectic pragmaticDuring the Covid-19 lockdown, perhaps you spent your free time in front of Netflix or Quora, while others engaged in highly creative pursuits. Indeed, museums around the world, such as the Getty Museum or the Rijksmuseum have offered people in confinement a challenge: to recreate at home, with "the means at hand", famous classical paintings. And we can say that the results are up to par! The rules were simple: * Choose a classic painting * Find 3 objects at home allowing you to recreate the work * Staging yourself to copy the painting We thus find a Mona Lisa more real than life: Lady in a Fur Wrap - Alonso Sánchez Coello An onion and voila: Some really suffered during confinement.(more)

Why did the ancient Romans and Greeks produce extremely realistic sculptures, but rudimentary drawings and paintings ? rudimentary? rudimentary?

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Philippe Jaran·Translator · May 8 Location: France

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Jonathan keilerHistory Teacher ( 2000 - present )This answer may not be an accurate translation of Jonathan Keiler's answer in Quora in English  :

Why did the ancient Romans and Greeks produce extremely lifelike sculptures but only rudimentary drawings and paintings of people?

Below is a famous Roman wall painting from Pompeii. I wouldn't call it rudimentary, but rather realistic and lively. There are many examples of this type in Pompeii.

That being said, there are several reasons why someone might get the impression of a “rudimentary” Greco-Roman design in contrast to their sculpture.

The first reason is simply that very few Greek or Roman paintings have survived compared to sculpture. Greek painting is essentially reduced to vases, which are not the best medium for exact realism.Greek or Roman have survived compared to sculpture. Greek painting is essentially reduced to vases, which are not the best medium for exact realism.Greek or Roman have survived compared to sculpture. Greek painting is essentially reduced to vases, which are not the best medium for exact realism.

A few formal Roman wall paintings have survived mainly in Pompeii, but most have been lost. What often remains is graffiti, which was commonplace in Rome. If you rate Roman painting on the basis of graffiti, it is indeed rather rudimentary.Formal Roman murals have survived mainly in Pompeii, but most have been lost. What often remains is graffiti, which was commonplace in Rome. If you rate Roman painting on the basis of graffiti, it is indeed rather rudimentary.Formal Roman murals have survived mainly in Pompeii, but most have been lost. What often remains is graffiti, which was commonplace in Rome. If you rate Roman painting on the basis of graffiti, it is indeed rather rudimentary.

Another factor is that Late Imperial Roman art was deliberately unrepresentative or descriptive. It didn't have much to do with the skills of the artists, but was rather deliberately stylistic. This tendency was evident in both sculpture and painting.3.1k  viewsShow 61  positive votesShow shares6112

Which painting best represents debauchery?

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I like to haunt museums The excellent Gérard Briais having already quoted the famous paintings by Thomas Couture and Henri Gervex, it only remains for me to offer you a painting by Lovis Corinth, entitled Bacchanale. I really like the movement of this painting, and the crudeness of the colors, ultimately quite morbid (white, green, blue). And yes, debauchery and lust, it is not hedonism, it is on the contrary very unhealthy.

What is the mystery surrounding the stray dogs with brightly colored fur in Russia?

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Vincent Person·Translator ·Master in Law , Universities ( Diploma obtained in 2015 )

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Boris Ivanov Location: MoscowThis answer may not be an accurate translation of Boris Ivanov's answer in Quora in English  :

What is the mystery around stray dogs with bright-colored fur in Russia?

It's not really a mystery. Recently, a few blue-colored stray dogs were photographed and subsequently captured by authorities in the city of Dzerzhinsk in central Russia. Their fur was covered with an industrial coloring. Dzerzhinsk was one of the centers of the Soviet chemical industry, and it is infamous for being one of the most polluted cities in the world. Today, some of its factories are closed and abandoned. Looks like the dogs found a bag of dry paint in an abandoned industrial area, tore it up and rolled around in it, or something. Local authorities and environmentalists are investigating. Dogs are fine, as the paint is relatively harmless.24.1k  viewsShow 132  positive votesShow shares13211

What is the most famous theft of works of art in the world?

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Xavier Desvaux· October 27, 2020 Immunologist, painter, and sometimes other things

Probably that of the Mona Lisa

Some paintings have also been stolen from me , but I'm not quite as famous as Leonardo ☺., but I'm not quite as famous as Leonardo ☺.163  viewsShow 9  positive votes9

Leonardo da Vinci: What are the amazing things about Mona Lisa painting?

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Thomas Dal-Molin·

Photo model ( 2010 - present )* The wife of the Mona Lisa has neither eyebrows nor eyelashes. It seems very strange that Da Vinci paid such meticulous attention to detail, but chose to leave it out. * The paint was damaged in 1956 (near the left elbow) when someone threw a rock at it. * The painting was stolen in 1911 by a museum employee, but it was found two years later. * The Mona Lisa is unsigned and undated. * In 1963, the Mona Lisa was valued at $ 100 million for insurance purposes. Adjusted for inflation, that number would exceed three-quarters of a billion dollars in 2013. This coin is considered invaluable. * The room that currently houses and protects the Mona Lisa costs $ 7.5 million to build. * Leonardo Da Vinci died without having sold what was to become(more)

What are the greatest works of political art in history?

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Monica lee working in Handmade Piece Art Store till now This answer may not be an accurate translation of Monica Lee's answer in Quora in English  :

What are some of the greatest works of political art throughout history?

Here are some famous political paintings : policies:

Pablo Picasso - Massacre in Korea (1950)

Norman Rockwell - The Problem We All Live With (The problem with which we all live) (1964)

Dmitri Vrubel - The Kiss (1990)

Banksy - Rage, Flower Thrower (2003)

Which celebrity has been immortalized more than any other in human history?

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Vincent Person·Translator · January 5, 2020 Master in Law , Universities ( Diploma obtained in 2015 )Why would celebrities be immortalized… Then I realized it was immortalized… Sorry for the mistake. Let's see, My list obviously starts with Marilyn Monroe. She is the symbol of beauty for many young people until now and will be for many decades to come. When it comes to the scientific community, it is obviously Albert Einstein. This is not just because of his contribution to contemporary science at the time, even some of his predictions like gravitational waves and the expansion of the universe have recently found relevance. He is definitely immortal for centuries to come. Isaac Newton would be third on my list. Again from the scientific world. Since science maintains that its prediction is vr.

Can you show me a funny detail about a famous plastic work (painting or other)?

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Abdou Benmohamed·Formerly Printing Technician (screen printing)

I like the black eye of this proud brawler summoned to the principal.

Painting of the excellent NORMAN ROCKWELL.809  viewsShow 16  positive votes · Reply requested by Claire Ben Hariz

What are the best diversions of pop culture by artists?

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Vincent Person· Master in Law , Universities ( Diploma obtained in 2015 )Lothlenan (Andrea Tamme) is a Canadian / Estonian illustrator known for her recreations of famous paintings. She is also YouTuber and comic artist. Among his works, we find several diversion of paintingsclassics with references to pop culture. * Edmund Blair Leighton's “dubbing” Zelda style * Edvard Munch's “The Scream” with Ricky and Morty sauce * Monet's “The Walk” Totoro style * Thomas Gainsborough's “Mr and Mrs Andrews” Adventure Time You find his tumblr at this address: lothlenan.tumblr.com The urban setting is also a fertile ground for diversion since the French street-artist EFIX hijacks it to give life to pop culture characters: * The Lion King * Mario Bros. * South Park * Up there Other works on his website inter(more)

What are the most embarrassing works of art?

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Larry Jeremiah·Formerly Volunteer at QuoraThat's a good question for a Belgian. What most tourists don't realize after arriving in Europe is that nudity isn't as frowned upon as other places in the world. But Belgium really takes the cake on this. If you go to Brussels, you will see dark works of art displayed on houses and apartments. These paintings were made by anonymous painters. Remember, these images are all real and easy to find if you try to search for them. I found three of the four paintingswithout even trying. This painting represents a woman having fun (yes, we can still see her). It represents a tortured body, the person has his hands, stomach and face cut off. It is also held upside down.

Why are some works of art worth so much money when they look like the work of a child or an inexperienced person?

Remi Beral·student in architecture and in search of knowledge

What counts in art is no longer the quality of execution but the concept. What an artist sells is a concept, an idea. The more his idea pleases, the better he sells and the better he sells the more famous he is and the more famous he is the more seriously he will be taken and the more seriously he will be taken the more his idea will please and the more his idea will please the better he will sell and… C ' is pure speculation in many cases. However, you can always find interesting things if you take the time to stop there.

Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist. Since the Chinese government razed his neighborhood (a neighborhood where many artists lived) in 2005, he decided to become invisible to show that in the eyes of the Chinese government the population is invisible. It is this idea that defines all his art.

where is Bolin?

No photomontage, just painting.

Which famous painter would you ask to paint your portrait?

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Aurelys·Location: France

Without hesitation, to Fabian Perez! You could read a story in each of his paintings . Lots of mystery, emotion and sometimes melancholy that emerges from each character, who often evolve in the night world. I really like this artist.. Lots of mystery, emotion and sometimes melancholy that emerges from each character, who often evolve in the night world. I really like this artist.

Here are some of his works:

What is the work of art that impresses you the most?

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Sana Nate· Knowledge: English

Leonardo da Vinci's work “Mona Lisa” is the most recognized work of art [ 1 ] in the world. It is located in the Louvre in Paris. The masterpiece that perhaps attracts more visits than other famous paintings is also known as Mona Lisa. It is a portrait of del Giocondo the wife of the wealthy Florentine merchant Francesco di Bartolomeo. Some specialists consider this portrait of Leonardo's mother, others believe that it is a self-portrait of the artist himself. This painting is admired by all art lovers and scientists. It gives the viewer the sense of touching harmony and eternity. She has great fame for high artistic qualities, but also to the

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What are your favorite trompe l'oeil portraits in the history of painting?

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Enora Bescond·April 24, 2020Lawyer

Oh, what a great question! I don't know enough about the history of painting to give an academic answer on the subject ...


But there is already the famous painting Les Ambassadeurs by Hans Holbein the Younger (1533) which can be seen in London (National Gallery):

There is a very strange detail at the bottom (which some have taken for a cuttlefish bone), which is not really a trompe-l'oeil (nor really a portrait), it is more of an anamorphosis, strictly speaking.

As if something was painted on a flat surface but presented to us from a very sharp angle.

By redefining this detail so that it appears to us "from the front", here is what it gives: