Is this the scariest painting of all time?
Most people don’t think about paintings as being scary. That’s because most of what we’re exposed to is froo-froo art of landscapes or kids playing––if w’ere lucky, we see some cool Renaissance paintings. But paintings can be downright terrifying, and Nerdwriter makes a good case that Francisco Goya’s “Saturn Devouring His Son” is the most disturbing painting ever made. Not only is the subject matter creepy, but also the context of the painting is downright terrifying. It was found painted in Goya’s kitchen, straight onto his wall. He never intended anyone to see this. It was just for him.
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