Top 10 Most Precious Paintings that Were Lost or Stolen

A painting of a famous artist could cost several million bucks in the market. This is why many artworks – even those that are housed inside highly guarded museums – go missing. Here is a list of some of the most famous paintings that were lost, stolen or destroyed, that have yet to be recovered. … Read more

Top 10 Controversial Books that was banned from many countries

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand and Leonard Peikoff

Time and again, in a bid to present the content of their fiction or non-fiction in the most realistic way possible – to ascertain that all visible aspects of life are depicted in prospect, authors end up writing books that fuel the flame of controversy. Any piece of literature that revolves around excessive use of … Read more

Top 10 controversial paintings in Art History

The Gross Clinic by Thomas Eakins

What makes a painting controversial? People would say something that attacks our religious concepts can be controversial; some would argue, anything that contains nude matter is controversial. Well, nothing of this is wrong because people have general norms related to such matters. And paintings often become controversial when it goes against these commonly accepted norms. … Read more