LOVE ALERT! The following array of paintings is a heart-warming collection of artworks worth sharing with your beloved. They are so much more romantic than chocolate hearts and cute fluffy animals! Have a magic Valentine’s!
Egon Schiele, Lovers Man and Woman, 1914, private collection
Gustav Klimt, Love, 1895, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
Paul Gauguin, Here we make love, c.1893, private collection
Frida Kahlo, A Few Small Nips (Passionately in Love), 1935, Dolores Olmedo Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Marc Chagall, Blue Lovers, 1914, private collection
Titian, profane love, 1515, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The lovers, 1875, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Max Ernst, A Night of Love, 1927, private collection
Salvador Dalí, Two Pieces of Bread Expressing the Sentiment of Love, 1940, Dalí Theatre and Museum, Figueres, Spain
Oskar Kokoschka, Lovers with Cat, 1917, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Aubrey Beardsley, The Mirror of Love, 1895, V&A, London
Marcel Duchamp, After love in the series: The Large Glass and Related Works with Nine Etchings by Marcel Duchamp on the Theme of The Lovers,1968, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Albrecht Altdorfer, Lovers,1530, Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
John Everett Millais, The crown of Love, 1875, private collection
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Money can buy you love),1985, source: wikiart
Rene Magritte, The song of love, 1948, private collection
Peter Paul Rubens, The garden of love, 1633, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Love Disarmed, 1885, private collection
Vincent van Gogh, Two Lovers, Arles (Fragment), 1888, private collection
If after this selection you feel you need to leave your half to find somebody who’s an art lover, read How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de Almeida.
Or if you’re single and you hate it/love it, have a look at All by Myself, a Lonely Story of Solitude in Painting.
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