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The Vitruvian Man - Leonardo da Vinci

The measurements of Vitruvius were described many times after the Renaissance. But the most well-known of these paintings was Leonardo's.

Accident and After - Frida Kahlo

On the afternoon of September 17, 1925, Frida boarded one of the city buses with her lover Alejandro Gómez Arias. A tram from Xochimilco hit this bus to Coyoacán right in the middle. The result of the accident, which killed so many people, would be very severe for Frida.

Latest Architectural Works - Michelangelo Buonarroti

In 1546 Michelangelo was commissioned to complete the construction of the family mansion by Pope III. Paulus, a descendant of Farnese. After the death of the former architect Antonio da Sangallo, Pope III. Paul asked Michelangelo to take on the work and use his own designs.

First Architectural Works - Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo (1475-1564) carried out his first architectural work in his hometown of Florence by order of the Papacy. In 1513 Giovanni'de Medici "Pope X. Leo" was elected Pope by name. Together with his niece Giulio, (he will later become the "VII. Klemens" as Pope.) he was making big plans for the Basilica of San Lorenzo, a complete building complex with the monastery, library and chapel of the Medicis in Florence. The first project was the task of building a facade in the church. After this plan was canceled, the Medicis worked on the tomb chapel and library (Biblioteca Laurenziana) in the church complex.

The Astronomer - Johannes Vermeer

In the 17th century, where important scientific discoveries took place, the discoveries of sea explorations and astronomers emerged. Accordingly, the theme of the research that makes the research was frequently processed in paintings and engravings. Vermeer's "The Astronomer" painting ...

Olympia - Édouard Manet

In 1865, Édouard Manet exhibited a great surprise and scandal in the "Olympia" painting on display at the Paris Salon. The table depicts a naked woman stretching to bed. The subject of the painting was previously described by Giorgione, Tiziano and Goya. But Manet ...

Contarelli Chapel - Caravaggio

Caravaggio undertook the decoration of the Contarelli Chapel of the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi. She paints "The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew" and "The Calling of St Matthew" for the decoration of the Contarelli Chapel. Two years later, the altar board is ordered to replace Cobaert's statue for the Contarelli Chapel. The third order Caravaggio received is "Saint Matthew and the Angel".

Where Do We Come From? Who Are We? Where Are We Going? - Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin left France and went to Tahiti, one of the Polynesian islands in the Pacific. In 1891, he went to Tahiti for the first time. Tahitian for Gauguin was an escape from everything that was artificial and traditional. He was also determined not to return from Tahiti for the second time in 1895. He was happy and hopeful about his life in this tropical country.

The Two Fridas - Frida Kahlo

One of Frida Kahlo's most famous paintings, "The Two Fridas", was made in 1939, when Diego Rivera and Frida ended their eleven-year marriage.

 

In the table there are two Frida sitting side by side on a bench and facing the viewer. One is the unloved Frida, who is divorced from Diego, and the other one is Diego's lover Frida.

The Starry Night - Vincent van Gogh

In February 1888 Vincent van Gogh moved to the city of Arles in southern France. Gauguin, a painting friend of his, had been living in the house since September. During this period, he usually made landscape paintings and was totally focused on nature. "The Starry Night" masterpiece was one of the few paiof Van Gogh's direct imagination, which did not originate from the depiction of nature.