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List Rules Iconic, impressive, and amazing paintings, drawings, sculptures, etc.

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 This is a CrowdRanked List of the most fantastic pieces of art ever made. While art is most definitely subjective, these are pieces that few can argue about and have withstood the test of time and changing cultural tastes. Make your own list and rank the artwork you think is the best, or just make a list to add an item you think is missing.
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12 people just voted on Sistine Chapel ceiling


Sistine Chapel ceiling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Michelangelo

Art Form: Fresco

Period / Movement: High Renaissance

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13 people just voted on The Starry Night


The Starry Night is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Vincent van Gogh

Subject: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Post-Impressionism

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The Last Supper


The Last Supper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Subject: Jesus Christ

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Mural

Period / Movement: High Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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9 people just voted on David


David is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Michelangelo

Subject: David

Art Form: Sculpture

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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Pietà


Pietà is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Michelangelo

Subject: Pietà, Lamentation of Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary

Genres (Art): Christian art

Art Form: Sculpture

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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The Birth of Venus


The Birth of Venus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Sandro Botticelli

Subject: Venus

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Mona Lisa


Mona Lisa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Subject: Lisa del Giocondo

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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The Persistence of Memory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Amazing Pieces of Artwork Ever Made
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Artist: Salvador Dalí

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Surrealism

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