Vermeer: the artist who taught the world to see ordinary beauty
Johannes Vermeer was so obscure he wasn’t even remembered when he died, let alone forgotten. But the French avant-garde rescued him – and showed the world his calm, unpretentious genius
Jan Vermeer - The Art of Painting [1666-68]
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Vermeer Still Life
Vermeer never painted a still life as such, but many of his interiors included them. A white jug like this appears in a 3 of his 37 paintings, a maid asleep, the girl with a wineglass and the music lesson. These images include seduction and inebriation, those were very prudish times. I have had great difficulty finding a pure white delft jug, but I managed to finally get one, with a little help from a can of spray paint.
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20 Most Famous Paintings of All Time
20 Most Famous Paintings of All Time 20 Most Famous Paintings of All Time While we are inundated with art day-in and day-out, there are a few special pieces that have transcended time and culture and have slated their place in art history. Below is a gallery of 20 of the most famous pai...