10 Of The Most Controversial Paintings Ever Created

Since ancient times, an array of artists have got fame through their spectacular works of art. Many of the painters have made timeless masterpieces that remain close to the people’s hearts, even till today. But some of the most popular painters in history are known for their outrageous paintings that have become controversial either because of their blasphemous impressions or their erotic depictions. Let’s take a look at a list of the 10 most offensive paintings of all time.

The Prophet

This painting was created by a 23-year-old artist named Cedric Chambers. It has caused controversy because of its depiction of Lord Jesus being carried by a large Darth Vader figure, with the smoldering images of New York’s Twin Towers in the background.

Goddess Lakshmi Naked On Shri Ganesh’s Head

Maqbool Fida Husain, aka the Picasso of India, has painted this masterwork that has become one of the most controversial paintings of the present era. The painting features naked women in different sexual positions. When it was displayed, 8 criminal complaints against Husain were filed.

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