Are you a fan of art? Have you ever wondered what it was like creating some of the world’s most beautiful paintings?
Here are 8 real-life settings of famous paintings that will probably make you appreciate art even more. These places have inspired some of the world’s most renowned artists such as Grant Wood, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Edvard Munch.
1. Le Café La Nuit (Café Terrace at Night by Vincent van Gogh)
Like a magnificent photograph, Vincent van Gogh was able to capture the life of Le Café La Nuit.
Van Gogh’s iconic starry sky element is displayed above a glowing café with busybodies.
2. Atelier Cézanne (Series of Still Life Paintings by Paul Cézanne)
Born and raised in the southern parts of France, Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne honed his painting skills at the Aix-en-Provence.
His house in the area has his studio still filled with Cézanne’s original furniture, painting supplies, and still-life props.
3. View from Terrain des Peintres in Provence (Mount Saint Victoire Series by Paul Cézanne)
Another work by Paul Cézanne, this painting is inspired by the stunning view of Mount Saint Victoire.
4. Monet’s Garden in Giverny (The Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge Series by Claude Monet)
Claude Monet, an Impressionist painter, created the famous Japanese-inspired garden paintings.
Monet once said:
“I work at my garden all the time and with love. What I need most are flowers, always. My heart is forever in Giverny.”
5. The Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament Series by Claude Monet)
Another masterpiece by Claude Monet, the Houses of Parliament Series display the real-life grandeur of the Palace of Westminster in London.
6. Maison Fournaise (Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir)
This is perhaps one of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s most famous works.
It was inspired by the Maison Fournaise situated just outside of Paris, France.
7. Valhallvegen Road (The Scream Series by Edvard Munch)
One of art’s most iconic paintings is Edvard Munch’s The Scream.
This series of paintings is inspired by Munch’s frequent sunset strolls.
8. Dibble House (American Gothic by Grant Wood)
Perhaps one of the most famous modern works in the 1930s is Grant Wood’s American Gothic modeled by Wood’s sister and his dentist.
You can definitely feel the life in the art, especially when you realize that the painting was inspired by real-life places and settings.
Filipino Artist Makes Dreamy Portraits Of Popular Characters
These are beautiful!
Abigail Diaz, mostly known as Serafleur on social media, is a self-taught artist from the Philippines. She’s been drawing since childhood and was influenced by video games and anime.
In 2011 she started designing digital art and in time gained credit for her works and a following. Currently, Abigail has close to 400k fans on Instagram and her followers are growing fast. Take a look at some of her amazing portraits below.
Talented Artist Transforms To Disney Characters Using Makeup and Common Household Items
This Filipino guy is making waves online with his awesome Disney-inspired makeup transformations!
We’ve previously featured Filipino celebrity Paolo Ballesteros who wowed Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot herself because of his awesome makeup transformation skills. Now it looks like another guy from the country is making waves online after posting his pictures on social media.
Netizens just can’t get enough of 21-year-old JM Mirabel, an artist from Cavite, Philippines who transforms himself to different Disney characters using makeup and common household items.
A whole new world: JM Mirabel is both Alladin and Princess Jasmine!
Impressive Photos Of An Architect Highlight The World’s Beautiful Patterns And Hues
Be captivated by these stunning works of art!
Photography, being one of the popular mediums an artist uses to capture a beautiful portrait, freezes time and seals it into a picture as a memoir of a specific event.
With many aerial drone photography appearing from everywhere, one style stood out from the rest. This aerial photography from an architect who made his hobby his passion outside of his corporate job is just stunning. Check them out.
Demas Rusli is an Indonesian Architect based in Australia.