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‘The Hands Resist Him By Bill Stoneham: Haunted Painting Or Urban Legend?

(PCM) Many individuals feel that the 1972 painting “The Hands Resist Him” by artist Bill Stoneham carries a curse. Many strange occurrences are rumored to have taken place by those who have viewed the painting and even more so for those who have actually had the painting in their possession. Some say that these occurrences could …

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The Scream – Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature) by Edvard Munch

The Scream Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature) by Edvard Munch (1893) The scene was identified as being the view from a road overlooking Oslo, Norway; the Oslofjord and Hovedøya, from the hill of Ekeberg. “I was walking along the road with two friends – the sun was setting – suddenly the sky turned blood …

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The Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera

The Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera was painted in 1935, and is currently located at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA. The large basket strapped to the man’s back is representative of the hardship of a worker in a modern, capitalistic world.

The Castle of the Pyrenees by Rene Magritte

Le chateau des Pyrenees (The Castle of the Pyrenees) by Rene Magritte (1898-1967) Who hasn’t wished for a castle in the sky? Rene was known for challenging observers’ preconditioned perceptions of reality. The 7933 Magritte asteroid was discovered and named after him in 1989. The surrealistic piece is currently at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem.

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