Most popular artists of 2020? How about Vincent van Gogh and Edgar Degas ...

Most popular artists of 2020? How about Vincent van Gogh and Edgar Degas ...

The Star Online - Lifestyle·2020-12-10 11:04

Inspired by the success of Spotify's roundup of the year in music, The J. Paul Getty Museum in the US has released its own list of the top artists and artworks searched for on its website in the last 12 months.

Hits of 2020 include Impressionists, colourful compositions and lush vegetation. With the J. Paul Getty Museum closed for several months due to Covid-19, art fans have been heading to the institution's website to get a culture fix from the comfort of their homes.It seems that many of them looked to Vincent van Gogh to help them through these troubled times - which is perhaps unsurprising, since the Dutch painter was accustomed to long periods of solitude. The troubled painter tops the list of the most popular artists on the Getty Museum's website this year, ahead of Claude Monet and Édouard Manet. Fellow Dutch painter Rembrandt comes in fourth place, and Impressionist Edgar Degas comes fifth.

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