If you were given the task to define what art is, your head would be spinning for days. Somehow there are people out there that cannot only tell us what art is but drive it into new areas completely. Below are the thoughts and mindsets of some of the best-known people throughout history. These worksheets take a look at the life and work of some of history’s greatest known artists and philosophers.
Art has existed for centuries. Many exceptional artists have existed in history who have inspired the artists of today. Here are the most famous artists of all time.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci is considered one of the best artists that the world has ever seen. His painting Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world. He has created many other masterpieces as well such as "the last supper". His paintings were considered rare but perfect. He was not only an artist but also a great thinker. He is known as the greatest thinker of all time. Da Vinci studied many other subjects as well. He had a diverse knowledge of mathematics, astronomy, and anatomy.
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh is considered as an exceptional talent in the field of art. Vincent Van Gogh was very impressed by the painters of his time. This impression led to the inspiration to paint and create wonderful art. He developed his own unique, spontaneous style of painting. With his skills and talents, he became the most exceptional artist of the twentieth century. He is known to have played an integral part in the development of modern art. He started painting in the last two years of life. His style of painting consisted of quick movements of the brush. Some bad news affected the mental health that made him shoot himself while painting. Two days later, he died.
Born in Malaga, Spain in 1881, Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous and exceptional artists of all time. Most of his family members were also artists. This innate skill of art led him to create masterpieces for the world to see. He was also a poet and the founder of cubism. According to Pablo Picasso "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."