10 Paintings Every Educated Person Is Supposed To Know
March 22, 2019 10:46
Many people are under the illusion that art is useless and there's no need for it. But just think about: thanks to art, primitive people gradually learned how to express themselves and visualize things they reflected on in their minds onto the walls of their caves. Art can tell so much about the archetype of society and its collective mentality. Therefore, you should pay some attention to such an important subject. It's not necessary to know every painting, but there are 10 that any educated person should be ashamed to not know.
1. "Lady with an Ermine" – Leonardo da Vinci, 1489-1490
Leonardo da Vinci, via Wikimedia Commons