Iconic Van Gogh ~ 'Starry Night' (1889) depicts the view outside Van gogh's sanitorium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, at night. Made even more famous by singer, Don McLean's 1971 song, 'Vincent' (Starry, Starry Night). I've seen the original ~ these stars throb with energy!
Starry, Starry (Walla Walla) Night--Selling Art from Antiquarian Books on eBay
Art history has delivered us with some amazing paintings and sculptures and limiting it to twenty pieces is no small feat. Certain works will always rise to the top. In this list of the 20 most famous pieces of western art see how many you recognize.