Woman Attacks Mona Lisa Painting with Teacup

(Historic Paintings) A Russian woman last week attempted to damage the Mona Lisa painting by pulling a Teacup out of her purse and throwing it at the painting. Security promptly detained the woman until police could arrive to arrest her. The painting wasn’t damaged thanks to a bullet proof clear casing that surrounds the painting. […]

A Profile Of Two Famous Artists

The world will never run out of painters and people who will keep art alive. Historically, famous artists spawned during the Renaissance between the 14th and 16th century. Among them are Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Michael Angelo, Rafael, Donatello, and Vincent Van Gogh. Perhaps the least heard of among these painters are Rembrandt and Vincent […]

Three Picasso Famous Paintings

Unknown to many, the complete name of the famous Picasso is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. He is a great artist and painter who lived from 1881 to 1973. There are many Picasso famous paintings that are worth looking at, […]

Abstract Oil Paintings and Its Three Types

Generally speaking, abstract art comes in many forms and these forms or impressions of art do not have anything to do with the physical things that one can see in the normal world. Most of the times, abstract oil paintings are derivatives of the intrinsic qualities of material objects. These abstraction of ideas are turned […]

Famous Oil Paintings

Oil painting is the dream of every artist. Aside from the fact that it is very difficult to paint, using oil requires much greater discipline and talent. Pigments are used in oil paintings and are dried with a drying oil. In Europe, the most common kind of oil used linseed oil. Oils used will also […]

The Renaissance – the Beginning of Famous Art Paintings

The Renaissance is probably the most colorful, excuse the pun, part of the history of art and intellectualism. Many famous art paintings were made or painted in this era and many of these paintings are still carefully preserved in our time, found in museums where they are valued at millions of pounds, francs, or dollars. […]

Three Famous Paintings to Know

It cannot be denied that famous paintings are not hard to come by, especially since we are very rich with historical evidences and artifacts of how good painters were during the Renaissance period, between the 14th and 16th century. Perhaps the most notable of all paintings to note is The Night Watch of Rembrandt and […]

Artist Paintings and Vincent Van Gogh

When people discuss artist paintings, abstract art, and the Renaissance period, the most famous painters that come to mind are da Vinci, Rembrandt, Michael Angelo, and Van Gogh. So much were taught on the first two artists and yet very little on Van Gogh, the artist who cut his ears. Vincent Wilhelm Van Gogh was […]

The Historic Paintings of Rembrandt

As everyone in the world of art knows, Rembrandt is one of the greatest painters that ever lived and walked this planet. Also called as a prophet of civilization, Rembrandt is not like other artists who gained claim to fame after death. He was very successful in his youth with his historic paintings until he […]