17 legendary masterpieces every art lover must see in person
For humanity, art is everything. Not only does art reflect the reality we live in, it can also radically change it. To some extent, art influenced every human being that ever lived. Here are 17 brilliant works of art you can see with your own eyes – and if you do, they will change you forever.
#17 "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat
#16 "The Arnolfini Portrait" by Jan van Eyck
#15 "The Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh
#14 "Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
#13 "Impression, Sunrise" by Claude Monet
#12 "The Nightmare" by Henry Fuseli
#11 "The Wedding at Cana" by Paolo Veronese
#10 "Ecstasy of Saint Teresa" by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
#9 "Saint Mark" by Donatello
#8 "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci
#7 Taj Mahal, chief architect Ustad Ahmad Lahori
#6 Trevi Fountain, designed by architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini and others
#5 "The Tower of Babel" by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
#4 "Wanderer above the Sea of Fog" by Caspar David Friedrich
#3 Wat Rong Khun, architect Chalermchai Kositpipat
#2 "The Ninth Wave" by Ivan Aivazovsky
#1 "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt
Have you ever seen any of these in person? Which ones? What is your favorite work of art? Would you add any other masterpieces to this list?
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