Over time, the number of world paintings is even infinite. However, this article will give you an overview of the list of the most phenomenal paintings in the world. What do you think makes it special compared to other paintings? Let’s look at the following information:
1. Mona Lisa Painting
Anyone must have heard of the painting named Mona Lisa, either through virtual or during a visit to the Mouvre museum. This painting was painted by the phenomenal painter Leonardo da Vinci in 1503. What makes it different from other paintings is that the Mona Lisa is a combination of male and female figures who have mysterious smiles.
2. American Gothic Painting
This painting by Grant Wood is on display at the Royal Academy of Arts and became the most phenomenal work of the 20th century. The painting contains a picture of a daughter and her father living in a house at that time.
3. Painting The Scream
This Edvard Munch painting in 1893 was offered for Rp 1.2 trillion. The painting looks very artistic and imaginative, so that everyone who sees it has their own perspective. Some people think the painting depicts sadness and anxiety. And some people interpret this painting to mean admiration.
4. Painting Girl with a Pearl Earring
This painting by Johannes Vermeer is often considered the Mona Lisa of the Netherlands. This painting, which was made in 1665, depicts a beautiful woman wearing pearl earrings.
5. Guernica Painting
This painting by Pablo Picasso has a cubism style, so the shape seems abstract. This 1937 painting is now on display at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, France. Guernica describes the tense atmosphere during the bombing of the Spanish city.
6. Painting The Starry Night
This painting by Van Gogh received the title of the most beautiful landscape painting to date. This painting, made in 1889, depicts a night scene in a beautiful dream world. Currently, The Starry Night is on display at the Museum of Modern Art.
7. Painting The Persistence of Memory
The painting on display at the Museum of Modern Art was created by Salvador Dali in 1931. This painting depicts a watch that has melted down to meaningless. Until now, the painting The Persistence of Memory has become the most popular painting among art children.
8. Van Gogh Self-Portrait
This Van Gogh painting is the first face painting in the world that has inspired many other painters in the world. He painted a picture of himself in 1889 or exactly a year before he died by suicide.
9. Liberty Leading the People
This large framed painting in the French Louvre Museum was made in 1830. Eugene Delacroix as the painter wanted to describe the situation during the French Revolution.
10. Painting Luncheon of the Boating Party
This painting depicts a real incident when the painter’s friends were at the dining table. Pierre Auguste Renoir created this phenomenal painting in 1881 and it is now on display in The Pillips Collection.
Each painting has its own meaning behind it, that meaning can only be interpreted by the painter. Because each painting has its own personalization, according to the flow adopted by the painter. Of the 10 phenomenal paintings above, which one have you seen? Must be the Mona Lisa, right? No wonder because the painting was made by Leonardo da Vinci, who is the most famous painter in history.