Art is subjective and one great thing about it is that it is open to interpretation. Every painting has more to offer and there’s so much more to it than what meets the eye. Some works of art have secrets and clues hidden by artist and some of them were so big that they have created conspiracy theories.
Most of the paintings are easily recognizable because they became famous over time, but what you didn’t know is that many contain secret meanings and unsolved riddles.
Many famous artists intentionally hid secret numbers and messages in their paintings. The reasons for doing this were whether to destabilize authority, challenge their audience, or divulge something about themselves. Luckily, in our days, thanks to advanced technology, many of these secret messages were discovered and analyzed.
Here are 20 works of art and their hidden secrets: