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"The Luncheon on the Grass" Scenes

In 1863, only half of the paintings applicant to Paris's famous painting exhibition "Salon" was accepted. 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...

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.

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.

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 Card Players - Paul Cézanne

The "The Card Players" series is one of the most important and famous works Cézanne has worked on for many years. While Cézanne describes a scene from everyday life, he creates a composition that aims to show the figure in space. It makes five versions of this scene. In the second version, it reduces the number of people from five to four and in the last three pictures from four to two. These paintings are also important in terms of the development of the painter.

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.