Five Paintings That Changed The Way I Look At Art

Artworks that opened up new ways of experiencing the world

IKB 191 (1962), monochromatic painting by Yves Klein. Source Wikimedia Commons

Twittering Machine by Paul Klee (1922)

Twittering Machine (Die Zwitscher-Maschine) by Paul Klee, 1922. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City. Source WikiArt

Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia Von Harden by Otto Dix (1927)

Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia Von Harden (1927), by Otto Dix. Musuem of Modern Art at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Source Wikiart

Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi (between 1614 and 1620)

Judith Slaying Holofernes (between 1614 and 1620) by Artemisia Gentileschi. Oil on canvas. Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Image source Wikimedia Commons

The Death of Marat by Jacques-Louis David (1793)

The Death of Marat (1793) by Jacques-Louis David. Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium. Source WikiArt

IKB 191 by Yves Klein (1962)

IKB 191 (1962), monochromatic painting by Yves Klein. Source Wikimedia Commons

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