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The 1000++ Artworks ... and ...



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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Salome with the Head of St. John the BaptistSalome with the Head of St. John the BaptistCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Salome with the Head of John the Baptist (London), c. 1607/1610, is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio (1571–1610) in the National Gallery, London. The painting was discovered in a private collection in 1959. The early Caravaggio biographer Giovanni Bellori, writing in 1672, mentions a Salo...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
TOP233/1000
Pablo Picasso - The Young Ladies of AvignonThe Young Ladies of AvignonPablo Picasso

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon, and originally titled The Brothel of Avignon) is a large oil painting created in 1907 by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973). The work portrays five nude female prostitutesfrom a brothel on Carrer d'Avinyó (Avinyó Street) in Barcelona....

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
TOP884/1000
Arshile Gorky - The Liver is the Cock-s CombThe Liver is the Cock's CombArshile Gorky

This painting contains many veiled references to Gorky's life and history, while it simultaneously creates visual puns and double meanings that function on many levels. The liver is often referred to in ancient texts as the center for passion, instead of the heart. The 'cock's comb' is both the head...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, United States)
TOP3305/1000
Gustave Courbet - The origin of the worldThe origin of the worldGustave Courbet

French painter Gustave Courbet made “L'Origine du monde” or “The Origin of the World” in 1866. Here, he closes up on a naked woman’s abdomen and genitals. She’s spreading her legs as she lies on a bed. The erotic nature of the work is emphasized by the way the nude body and her parts are framed. Con...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
TOP4266/1000
Joan Miro - Harlequin-s CarnivalHarlequin's CarnivalJoan Miro

The Harlequin’s Carnival (Carnaval d'Arlequin in Catalan) is one of Joan Miró’s most iconic works. This painting was created about the time Miró had just joined the Surrealist movement in Paris, founded in 1924 by poet André Breton. Surrealist artists created a visual realm where the unconscious min...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, United States)
 
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Edvard Munch - The ScreamThe ScreamEdvard Munch

The Scream was painted by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch and is one of his most recognised artworks. It was initially named The Scream of Nature, as it was inspired by an evening walk Munch took with his friends, where he experienced a 'scream piercing through nature. This makes the pai...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
TOP4938/1000
John William Waterhouse - At the ShrineAt the ShrineJohn William Waterhouse

At the Shrine (1895) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. The painting (88 x 42 cm) is now in the Private collection.

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Street Scene in BerlinStreet Scene in BerlinErnst Ludwig Kirchner
121 x 91 cm, (1914)

This exhibition brings together German Expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's renowned Street Scenes series, created between 1913 and 1915. Considered by many to be the highpoint of Kirchner's career as a whole, this series of seven paintings is showcased with sixty related prints and drawings. This ...

Museum for German and Austrian Art and Private Collection (New York, United States)
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François Boucher - The Setting of the SunThe Setting of the SunFrançois Boucher

The Setting of the Sun is a 1752 oil on canvas painting by François Boucher. It and its pair The Rising of the Sun were both private commissions for Madame de Pompadour as full-scale models for the Gobelins Manufactory. They now hang in the Wallace Collection in London. Representing the rhythm of ...

Wallace Collection (London, United Kingdom)