KNOW The most controversial Artworks in the history


Here's the list of most controversial Artworks in the history.

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Death of the Virgin


Created by Caravaggio in year 1906, the painting portray's the death of the Virgin Mary. The painting become controversial because of the inappropriate portrayal of lying Mary.

The Last Judgement

Credit: Michelangelo

This Michelangelo masterpiece had created dispute in the past—between Catholic church & Michelangelo's supporters. The dispute was centered around nudity of the painting.


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The Fountain was made by Marcel Duchamp in 1917. It was discarded by Society of Independent Artists to be considered as an artwork.


The famous Guernica painting by Picasso, is also in the list of controversial painting. Initially, it has been condemned and rejected to be displayed in the Museums.

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Another Piccaso's work in the list, it represents nude African masked womens in a brothel on Carrer d'Avinyó(a steet in Spain). From general public to critics it agitated everybody.

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