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Exploring Classical Works Of Art

If you love great art it’s most likely that you find yourself scouring through museums and other sources to get a glimpse of the best pieces of work. With modern technology you can now savor the greatest work on canvas from historical figures to paintings by the greats of the art world.

Timeless Touch for Your Home

You can give your home a touch of personality by investing in canvas prints. All you need is to pinpoint what you like and voila! You will be able to stamp your own sense of style and character in any room in the house. This classic touch that art offers really ties a room together and it can become a focal point and conversation piece for guests.

Sampling The Greatest Works Of Art

In order to appreciate what effects canvas prints can bring to your living or office space you just have to examine these 5 great works of art:

  • Mona Lisa: No one can deny that Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest painters who ever lived but in this work of art this greatness is redefined. On the surface, the Mona Lisa looks like a simple depiction of beauty but when you look at the enigmatic smile you feel there is much beneath it; no wonder this work transcends human consciousness.
  • Chauvet Cave Paintings: These wall paintings date about 30,000 years and the artist who did the exquisite portraits of animals is still a mystery. They are in Ardeche, France and archeologists, historians and art lovers can’t get enough of them.
  • Sistine Chapel: Most art lovers consider Michelangelo as one of the greatest artist of the renaissance and this four-year epic from 1508-12 depicts why. Commissioned by Pope Julius II the chapel provides nine scenes from the Book of Genesis. The last scene was creation of Adam and it is no wonder the brilliance of the work draws millions to Vatican just to marvel.
  • The Last Supper: This is another art piece drawing inspiration from the Bible. Drawn by Leonardo Da Vinci from 1495 to 1498 it provides much fodder for debate with writers arguing Mary Magdalene is the woman depicted seated next to Jesus. The painting covers the back of a dining hall in Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery, Milan.
  • Guernica: Pablo Picasso cannot fail to feature in any list of great artists. In this 1930s painting, Picasso sought to highlight the effects of war as German bombers pounded Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.

Truth be told, there are many more works by greats such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Pollock, Velazquez and Paul Cezanne among many others. Why not make your indoors a delight to live in with a canvas of any of these? The tranquility created by art is not replaceable with any other décor option.

 

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