If you have no idea how to view the painting, first read "Why Art Matters: Essays, Interviews, and Lectures on Life and Art" by Ray Carney. You can get it by buying here, or you can also read this and this, or all his books.

Look for the complete collection of these authors: Vincent van Gogh, Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Havicksz Steen, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch, Rembrandt, Diego Velázquez, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Thomas Eakins.

The Sower - Vincent van Gogh

The Honeysuckle Bower - Peter Paul Rubens

The Honeysuckle Bower - Peter Paul Rubens

The Honeysuckle Bower - Peter Paul Rubens

Self portrait with a Sunflower - Anthony van Dyck

Self portrait with a Sunflower - Anthony van Dyck

Beware of Luxury (“In Weelde Siet Toe”) - Jan Havicksz Steen

Beware of Luxury (“In Weelde Siet Toe”) - Jan Havicksz Steen

The Laughing Cavalier - Frans Hals

The Laughing Cavalier - Frans Hals

Girl with a Pearl Earring - Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Pearl Earring - Johannes Vermeer

The Courtyard of a House in Delft - Pieter de Hooch

The Courtyard of a House in Delft - Pieter de Hooch

Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul - Rembrandt

Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul -  Rembrandt

Las Meninas - Diego Velázquez

Las Meninas - Diego Velázquez

Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) - Winslow Homer

Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) - Winslow Homer

Madame X - John Singer Sargent

Madame X - John Singer Sargent

Nighthawks - Edward Hopper

Nighthawks - Edward Hopper

Baby at Play - Thomas Eakins

Baby at Play - Thomas Eakins