The Scream

The Scream

Famous Art Facts – The Scream There are actually five separate versions of Expressionist artist Edvard Munch’s most famous work of art called The Scream. The first two were from 1893, created with tempera and crayon on cardboard, and they are located in the...
The Last Supper

The Last Supper

Famous Art Facts – The Last Supper Leonardo da Vinci started painting this famous piece of art around 1495 and completed it in 1498. The Last Supper was commissioned as part of a church renovation project. The painting shows Jesus sharing a last meal with his...
The Starry Night

The Starry Night

Famous Art Facts – The Starry Night. The small town depicted in Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night is Saint-Remy-de-Provence in the south of France. Van Gogh painted the work while he was a patient at the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, a psychiatric hospital in...
Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

Famous Art Facts: Mona Lisa. While some claim that Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous painting is a self-portrait of the artist himself dressed as a woman, research has concluded it is likely a portrait of a woman named Lisa Gherardini, a member of a prominent Florentine...