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Narkissos - Caravaggio

Narkissos’un mitolojik öyküsü her çağda şairlere esin kaynağı olmuştur. Bunların en önde geleni Latin şair Ovidius’un Narkissos’u Ekho efsanesiyle birleştirdiği Dönüşümler’dir.

Garden and Water Lilies in Giverny - Claude Monet

The sky was now just a reflection, and now it was in the lower half of the painting as opposed to the upper part of his paintings. The darker and visually heavier coastline was also in the upper half of the picture. Having bought the land in Giverny, Monet had begun to reorganize the garden. By creating parallel borders according to their types and colors with their own designs and arrangements...

"Philosophy-Medicine-Law" - Gustav Klimt

In 1894, the government ordered him a ceiling decoration of the great hall of the University of Vienna. The subjects of the tables were intended to represent the allegories of Philosophy, Medicine, and Law Faculties. He was expected to contribute to the glorification of science. However, Klimt opposed all kinds of traditional rules.

The Kiss - Gustav Klimt

Being one of the most popular paintings of Gustav Klimt from 1907-08, "The Kiss" is also considered as the most successful work of the artist. This painting represents the culmination of the period in which Klimt's in the "golden period". In this period, "gold assets" are used extensively in the tables.

Self-Portraits - Albrecht Dürer

In his self-portraits, Dürer sometimes used a silver pen technique and subsequently added his monogram manually. Thus, it prevented the picture from being corrected later. Dürer was one of the first artists to make his own portrait in the history of western painting. Some self-portraits, which gave insight into his appearance, provided a foresight into his personality.

The Luncheon on the Grass - Édouard Manet

In 1863, Édouard Manet wanted to participate in the Paris famous Salon exhibition with his work "The Luncheon on the Grass" but the painting was rejected by the Salon jury. Only half of the applications were accepted that year. Upon the complaints of the artists that were not included in the exhibition, III. Napoleon allowed him to organize another exhibition under the name of "Salon des Refusés". In this exhibition, Manet's painting "The Luncheon on the Grass" had caused a great noise and caused a scandal...

The Persistence of Memory - Salvador Dali

One of Salvador Dali's most famous paintings, dated 1931, is "The Persistence of Memory". His work "The Persistence of Memory", which bears deep influences and traces from Sigmund Freud to Albert Einstein, and the symbol of his works, Soft Watches, became not only one of his masterpieces but also one of the most memorable paintings of the twentieth century.

The Last Judgment - Michelangelo

Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Julius II to make the ceiling frescoes of the chapel and completed this work, which took years, in 1512. Paulus III, who became pope in 1534, commissioned Michelangelo to paint the Last Judgment (Armageddon) themed painting on the altar wall of the chapel. It would be a work depicting the Day of Judgment, which, according to Christian beliefs, is thought to occur at the end of the world and that the Prophet Jesus will judge the living and the dead...

Latest Architectural Works - Michelangelo Buonarroti

In 1546 Michelangelo was commissioned to complete the construction of the family mansion by Pope Paulus III, a descendant of Farnese. After the death of the former architect Antonio da Sangallo, Pope Paul III 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 Leo X" was elected Pope by name. Together with his niece Giulio, (he will later become the "Klemens VII" 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.