Art Infographics

Art Infographics

overstockArt.com released today its annual Top 10 list of the most popular romantic oil paintings, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Back to dominating the top of the chart is [...]
Top 10 Art 2015

The results of overstockArt.com’s annual top 10 list are in; Van Gogh’s Café Terrace maintains its lead, joined by several interesting newcomers.
Top 10 Contemporary 2015

Artist Become has released its Top 10 Contemporary Artists List for 2015. Argentinian expressionist Helena Wierzbicki nabs first place this year with “Doorway to the Heart”. Artist Become is an online artist community that showcases original art of both established and emerging artists around the world. A truly global collection of artists, the list brings together old favorites and new faces who saw success in 2015.
TOP 10 MOST ROMANTIC OIL PAINTINGS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY 2015

Valentine's Day is coming up. How will you celebrate with your honey? Lovers, who are also art-lovers, can share a view of some of the most romantic paintings of all time. In celebration of this holiday, feast your eyes on the top 10 most romantic artworks!Klimt – The Kiss: Painted at the height of the artist’s "Golden Period," the Kiss features the embrace of couple that was once considered to be pornography. While the image of the entwined couple is hardly perverse according to today's standards, in the early 1900s it was less romantic, and racier, in the minds’ of many critics. That said, the tender scene is a loving look into romance and the beauty of human passion. Leighton – The Fisherman and the Syren: The illustrated tale of a mermaid and fisherman, Leighton's painting brings to life a poem by Goethe. The seductive mermaid seemingly does more than romance the unwitting fisherman into her clutches. The sheer beauty of the Syren and her seductive embrace shouts romance. Botticelli – Birth of Venus: One of the most well-known works in art history, "Birth of Venus" is based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Between the goddess herself and the love-themed iconography, this is...

The online art gallery, Artist Become (ArtistBe.com) has just released it's Top 10 Contemporary Artists List for 2014. Leading the pack for the second year straight is Polish artist, Justyna Kopania with Belgium artist Pol Ledent holding second place two years in a row as well. Artist Become is an online artist community that showcases original art of both established and emerging artists around the world."We are continuing our massive growth on Artist Become," said David Sasson, CEO of overstockArt.com, the online art gallery that owns and manages Artist Become. "We celebrated our third year in existence and more than doubled our number of member artists and original works of art on display on the website. In addition, Artist Become artists have been gaining more and more popularity."Kopania is one of the 2500 artists showcasing their art on Artist Become. Of those artists, 1200 were new to the online art community in 2014. With roughly 48,500 original pieces on display on Artist Become, 13,500 works which were uploaded during 2014, there were a lot of artists up for consideration for inclusion in the Top 10 list.Helena Wierzbicki, Adrian Borda, Jeffrey Pierson and Mark Bennett have all held a spot...

We are all unique. This is true on every level, including our sense of style and what we find to be beautiful. With this in mind, we've created a guide to try and help those that are looking to decorate their walls with a set of ideas to try and spark their imagination. this is not going to work for everyone, but I hope some of you will find this intriguing.If you are looking for more decor advice and need assistance then we are here to help. please contact us via our Free Decor Assistance page and we will be happy to schedule a call with one of our decorating specialists. You can also download a free PDF copy of this guide.Traditional A welcoming elegant home inspired by the past. You probably love antique furnishings, floral prints and rich wood tones balancing light neutral colors. To avoid the outdated feel the essentials are order, symmetry and freshness to coordinate a perfect Traditional look.Selecting the Artwork: Choose fine art pieces in time-honored styles such as Traditional, Classical, Romanticism and Impressionism. Some artists to choose from: Lord Frederic Leighton, Rembrandt, William-Adolphe Bouguereau or Arnold Bocklin.Rustic Your home has an honest cozy feel to it....
Top 10 Art for Mother's Day 2014

The Top 10 Art for Mother’s Day list is presented each year by overstockArt.com to let people know what is the most hip and desirable art for mom's among the world's greatest masterpieces. This year, Claude Monet tops the chart with his famous ‘Madam Monet and Her Son’ oil painting.
The Top Ten Most Famous Artwork in History

Every so often we hear of record-breaking auctions, as millions of dollars are spent by art collectors eager to own the world’s most sought after paintings. However, the most expensive paintings sold at auctions are not the most famous and coveted paintings. The top art pieces of human history are generally owned by museums, institutes and states, which are not inclined to auction them off to the highest bidder as these works are considered priceless...The following is our Top Ten list of most famous paintings of all time, found in museums around the world: #10. Sandro Botticelli painted The Birth of Venus between 1482 and 1485. The painting portrays the birth of the goddess Venus and incorporates themes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The painting is on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence Italy. #9. Water Lilies is a series of 250 oil paintings by French impressionist artist Claude Monet spanning over the years between 1897 and his death in 1926. . This series depicted the flower garden at his home in Giverny, France and used the focal point, water lilies, which were Monet’s favorite flower. #8. Vincent Van Gogh painted a series of paintings depicting sunflowers in vases. This paint series...
The Top Ten Oil Paintings for Spring 2014

overstockArt.com, the popular online art gallery of hand painted wall art, published today its annual Top 10 list of most sought after oil paintings for the coming Spring decorating season. The list consists of the trendiest selections of fine art for spring, based on detailed analytics from inbound traffic to the site. These paintings represent consumers' favorite picks to decorate for the coming spring season.Topping the chart for the first time is Claude Monet’s famous “Poppy Field in Argenteuil.” Other artists named on the 2014 Top 10 Seasonal Spring Oil Paintings list include Vincent Van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and John William Waterhouse.overstockArt.com has analyzed the gallery statistics from over 2 million visitors coming to its online store to shop for spring art, and finds the following top ten oil paintings to be the most desired and sought-after works for this time of year:1. Poppy Field in Argenteuil by Claude Monet 2. Irises by Vincent Van gogh 3. Water Lilies by Claude Monet 4. The Garden at Pontoise by Camille Pissarro 5. Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – Georges Seurat 6. The Garden at Fontenay, 1874 – Pierre August Renoir 7. An Orchard in Spring – Claude Monet 8. Near...
Top 10 Most Romantic Oil Painting for Valentine’s Day 2014

The online art gallery overstockArt.com, published today its annual Top 10 list of most romantic oil paintings for Valentine’s Day. Topping the chart for the first time is Frederic Leighton’s lust-filled masterpiece “The Fisherman and the Syren.” Other artists named on the 2013 Valentine’s Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list include Gustav Klimt, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, August Macke, Amedeo Modigliani, Edouard Manet and Egon Schiele.The 2014 Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings according to overstockArt.com’s statistics are:1. “The Fisherman and the Syren,” Frederic Leighton 2. “The Kiss,” Gustav Klimt 3. “The Swing,” Pierre-Auguste Renoir 4. “Flaming June,” Frederic Leighton 5. “First Kiss,” William-Adolphe Bouguereau 6. “In Bed the Kiss,” Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 7. “Discarded Roses,” Pierre-Auguste Renoir 8. “Promenade,” August Macke 9. “Nude seating on a sofa,” Amedeo Modigliani 10. “Boating,” Edouard ManetMore than 3,500,000 page views to overstockArt.com’s Romantic Art Gallery in the past year were tracked. According to the click tracking, “The Fisherman and the Syren,” was the most sought after painting clicked at nearly nine percent, and Gustav Klimt’s magnum opus “The Kiss” came in a close second, garnering eight percent of the clicks.The The Fisherman and the Syren was painted by the English Victorian Classical painter, Lord Frederick Leighton...