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These are some of my Favorite Famous Artworks

1guernicaGuernicaPablo PicassoGuernica, 1937 By: Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso’s detest of the Spanish Civil War is manifested in an art piece known as Guernica. The piece was commissioned by the Spanish Republican government to portray the pain and suffering caused by wars. Guernica would become a monumental symbol of anti-war and peace.
2las meninasLas MinasDiego VelazquezLas Meninas, or The Maids of Honor, depicts a room in the Madrid palace of Spain’s King Philip IV. The painting is famous for its complexities regarding reality and illusion. Uncertainty is played out in the relations between the viewers and the figures, as well as between the figures themselves
3monalisaMona LisaLeonardo da VinciThis painting depicts Lisa del Giocondo whose expression is well-known for the enigmatic aura emanating from it. The Mona Lisa is possibly the most famous painting in the world of all time.
4persistence of memoryPersistence of MemorySalvador DaliA widely known surrealist piece often referenced in pop culture. The Persistence of Memory depicts melting watches at a beach scene.
5school of athensSchool of AthensRaphaelThe School of Athens (or Scuola di Atene in Italian) was one of Raphael’s commissions in the Stanze di Raffaello in the Vatican. The School of Athens is considered Raphael’s master artwork and is considered the perfect example of High Renaissance art.
6the last supperThe Last SupperLeonardo da VinciA fifteenth century mural painting done in Milan by da Vinci, The Last Supper depicts the final feast Jesus had with his Twelve Apostles during which he announces one of them would betray him.
7the night watchRembrandtThe Night WatchRembrandt’s painting of a city guard led by Captain Frans Banning Cocq moving out is famous for three reasons: its large size of 11’10” x 14’4”, effective utilization of chiaroscuro (light and shadow balance), and its portrayal of motion in what would have been a traditionally static painting. Rembrandt completed the piece at the height of the Dutch Golden Age
8the screamThe ScreamEdvard MunchIn a series of paintings reproduced with various media known as Scream, Edvard Munch conveys an extremely anxious and trembling person standing at the fenced edge of a road. The scene was identified as the view from a road overlooking Oslo, Norway.
9the starry nightThe Starry NightVincent van GoghConsidered to be the best and most famous work of Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night was created from memory and portrays the sight outside the window of his sanitarium room at night.
10waveThe Great WavKatsushika HokusaiThe Great Wave off Kanagawa is a woodblock print that is Hokusai’s most famous work. This woodblock is the most well-known piece of Japanese art in the world. It depicts an giant wave towering boats near Kanagawa. Mt. Fuji appears in the background.

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