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The 1000++ Artworks ... and with the specified color



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Agnolo Bronzino - Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Agnolo Bronzino

This work was probably created at the Tuscan court of Duke Cosimo de' Medici for presentation to the King of France. It was designed as a puzzle, and incorporates symbols and devices from the worlds of mythology and emblematic imagery. It would have made the perfect present for the French king, know...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Gustav Klimt - Death and LifeDeath and LifeGustav Klimt
178 x 198 cm, (1908)

Gustav Klimt’s large painting Death and Life, created in 1910, features not a personal death but rather merely an allegorical Grim Reaper who gazes at “life” with a malicious grin. This “life” is comprised of all generations: every age group is represented, from the baby to the grandmother, in this ...

Leopold Museum (Vienna, Austria)
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Marc Chagall - I and the VillageI and the VillageMarc Chagall

I and the Village is a 1911 painting by the Russian-French artist Marc Chagall. It is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.The work contains many soft, dreamlike images overlapping one another in a continuous space. In the foreground, a cap-wearing green-faced man stares at a goat or shee...

 
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo - The LibrarianThe LibrarianGiuseppe Arcimboldo

The Librarian is an oil on canvas painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo in the collection of Skokloster Castle in Sweden. It is thought to be a portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, a humanist and historian who served Holy Roman Emperors of the House of Habsburg. Arcimboldo became official portraitist to Emperor M...

Skoklosters Slott (Sweden)
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George Grosz - The AgitatorThe AgitatorGeorge Grosz

The Agitator is representing Adolph Hitler. The castle in the top left hand corner represents the old Imperial Germany and the drum is for marches. The 'big boot' means he will crush any opposing threats to him. The turkey represents good times ahead, but the gravy and wine are blood red meaning tha...

 
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George Grosz - The Eclipse of the SunThe Eclipse of the SunGeorge Grosz

George Grosz was an important figure in the Berlin Dada Movement which heavily criticised the government and authority that prevailed post-WWI. The Eclipse of the Sun is a great example of his political art, as he depicts a table of mindless bureaucrats surrounding Paul von Hindenburg, the president...

Heckscher Museum (Huntington, United States)
 
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Rene Magritte - The companions of fearThe companions of fearRene Magritte

Magritte’s work has served to provoke our thoughts and question our perception of reality. Although his paintings are mysterious, Magritte insists that we do not question what we see, else we forget to see it. In this way, the enigmatic images have no veiled information. In The companions of fear, M...

 
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Child-s BrainThe Child's BrainGiorgio De Chirico

The surrealists were greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories of sexuality. In his writings on the ‘Oedipus complex’, Freud argued that rivalries between sons and fathers for the attention of the mother could lead to feelings of confusion, shame and guilt about sex in adult life. The Freudian ...

Moderna Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
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George Grosz - Cain or Hitler in HellCain or Hitler in HellGeorge Grosz

Grosz packed up his righteous indignation and fled Nazi Germany in 1932 for the shores of America, where he became a United States citizen in 1938. Grosz’ Cain, or Hitler in Hell (above) from 1944 places the dictator in the devil’s den, surrounded by the skeletal dead at his feet and clearly feeling...

David Nolan (New York, United States)