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Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I Artist: Gustav Klimt. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian born Symbolist painter. During his lifetime, Klimt created many portraits, murals, and sketches. The primary subject of his work was usually the female body. In 1904, Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer hired Gustav Klimt to create a portrait of his wife Adele. She was Jewish.

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Love art and want to see some of the world's most famous pieces. Here's an infographic that tells you where they are.
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Infographic: A guide to where you can see the world’s greatest pieces of art

Love art and want to see some of the world's most famous pieces. Here's an infographic that tells you where they are.

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from Saatchi Art

Venus Van Gogh New Media by Venus Oak

LESSON 2: Objective- Using Photoshop, create an art mash-up using masking and clipping techniques. Successfully combine 2 famous pieces of art to create a new masterpiece. Consider having students present research they have found about the artists/pieces they chose to mash-up. Example: Botticelli and van Gogh (there are all KINDS of art mash ups you could do...)

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In this project, students are asked to take a famous piece of art and increases its size by a scale factor of at least three. The extra challenge is that each piece of art is divided into 2-4 pieces and each student only gets a portion of the original. The more accurate their measurements, the better it will match up with the pieces their teammates are creating.

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from art.com

Starry Night, c.1889

Starry Night, c.1889 by Vincent van Goh. This is arguably the most famous van Goh -- perhaps one of the most famous of all time. I love the swirled sky.

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BOOOOOOOM.com's "remake a famous work of art" challenge adapt for high school art

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Breathtaking...The Pietà (1498–1499) is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. It is the only piece Michelangelo ever signed (See History after completion). This famous work of art depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion. Michelangelo's interpretation of the Pietà is unique to the precedents...

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The Scream – Edvard Munch. The most famous piece by Edvard Munch, painted around 1893. It was painted using oil and pastel on cardboard. This frightening painting is on display at The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway

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Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I Artist: Gustav Klimt. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian born Symbolist painter. During his lifetime, Klimt created many portraits, murals, and sketches. The primary subject of his work was usually the female body. In 1904, Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer hired Gustav Klimt to create a portrait of his wife Adele. She was Jewish.

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Head of a Woman - Leonardo Da Vinci 1902 I see texture in this beautiful piece of art in the woman's face. I feel as if I could simply reach out and touch her skin while looking at this.

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