The work of Andy Warhol "Marilyn Monroe" was equated with a portrait of the Mona Lisa. This portrait was used widely in Hollywood, the image became so popular that after the death of the diva, the canvas was sold for a decent amount. For the artist himself, the work was significant, he realized a lot of commercial projects based on it.
Kuindzhi's name has always been shrouded in riddles. Many life incomprehensions constantly gave rise to conversations behind his back. However, his paintings were extremely understandable, clear and realistic. From his very first painting, “The Forgotten Village,” the aspiring artist made him talk about himself as a venerable creator. The picture abruptly grabbed one moment of the gray and wretched life of a forgotten, useless people, showed the approaching death of the village, and, as a result, an even greater impoverishment of its inhabitants.
The great artist of his generation and his country, Mark Kitley, was born and lived almost his entire life, worked and developed as an artist in the United States. He was born on April 23, in 1863, and his whole life passed on a relatively rich and sufficient family farm, which was located in East Texas.
Viktor Vasnetsov painted on canvas in 1887. It depicts four horsemen from the sixth chapter of the Revelations of John the Theologian, these are biblical characters representing disasters in anticipation of the end of the world, the Last Judgment. Vasnetsov depicted horses appearing one after another. In the foreground appeared a rider on a white horse, destroying everything around him.
Andrey Gavrilovich Lysenko is a representative of the legendary dynasty of impressionists who made such a significant contribution to the development of Russian painting. Lysenko was recognized as an honored artist of Russia, was awarded the highest category of master in writing historical, landscape and portrait paintings. Sociological realism is one of the main directions of his work, however, such impressionist canvases as “Girl with a Watering Can” are distinguished by special lyrical performance.
Under the influence of the works of Italian artists, Rubens created works on religious subjects. On the canvas "Samson and Delilah", written around 1609, depicts one of the biblical episodes. The author finds the characters as historical subjects, without investing religious meaning in them. Samson, born and raised among the humble insults, humiliations and disgraces of his people, takes revenge on the enemy, committing mass bloodshed of the Philistines.