Paintings are beautiful creation of art that speaks and gives a message through colors, sketches, paints, and pencil. There have been millions of paintings made till today but few among them still outside others. Irrespective of the time they were made.
The world is full of artists. And the incredible art that each artist makes. Each piece of art defines its artist as well as carries with it a message that only people with real observant eyes can see and hear. However, it also takes the right sight to see whether the art and the thought is a good ones to be believed or not.
To be an artist is not just a profession, it’s a passion that every artist decides to live with! It is a choice of life that people make. We have many artists all over the world. However, do we know all of them? The answer is NO. The real reason is that an artist is known by his/her art and the art is the beauty that lies in the eyes of the onlooker.
There are many artists across the world who are born and die but no one knows them or their artworks, but some of them stand out from the crowd because of their remarkable repertoire. Their glorious works are among the most expensive and most famous paintings in the world. All are kept safely in big museums.
It’s their painting that speaks, not them! Further, their work has given them the recognition that they have all over the world today!
The 5 Most Famous Paintings Of The World
1. Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
This painting needs no explanation. It is the world’s best painting and is the main attraction of the Louvre Museum in Paris. It is the most visited museum in Paris and the reason is this very beautiful painting. Leonardo da Vinci was the painter who painted it from 1504 to 1519 and after this, he died. This is still the most famous painting in the world and most liked too.
2. Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
This has been the most modern painting of that culture in the year 1889 which is painted by well-known Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. The song ‘Starry Night’ is also inspired by this very same painting. It is a painting that showcases that art is timeless and universal and a medium with which each one of us can connect. The remarkable aspect of this painting was that this scene was n where around the asylum where Van Gogh resided during the time he painted this. This beauty is totally his imagination. The message it gives is dreams versus reality. This painting is now part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. And it has a permanent place in the list of most famous paintings.
3. The Scream by Edvard Munch
This is also the most attractive painting of all time, which was made in the year 1893. It is carved out of pastel and cardboard. The German title of this work as given by Munich is Der Schrei der Natur, meaning (The Scream of Nature). It was painted in four versions two in paints and two in pastel. It showcases the anxiety of the human condition. Also, this is the most famous piece of Edvard Munch which is currently on display at The National Gallery of Oslo, Norway.
4. The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali
It is the also most recognized painting of all time! It was painted in the year 1931 by a very famous artist- Salvador Dali. Furthermore, this painting explains how to live life and spend every moment on a positive note! This painting was inspired by Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. It is currently placed in the Modern Art in New York.
5. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer
This Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer has recreated magic through his painting, which is also known as Mona Lisa of North or Dutch Mona Lisa. This painting was completed in the year 1665, and it is on display in the Mauritius Gallery in The Hague, the Netherlands.