OverstockArt.com Reveals its Annual Top 10 Oil Paintings Rankings for 2010, van Gogh Continues Reign


WICHITA, KANSAS.- The popular online art gallery, overstockArt.com, revealed its annual Top 10 Oil Paintings rankings for 2010. Topping the list is Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece, “Branches of an Almond Tree in Blossom.” Other artists named on the 2010 list include Gustav Klimt, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Mark Rothko. Van Gogh continues his reign as the best-selling artist this year. According to overstockArt.com statistics, van Gogh’s magnum opus “Starry Night” was the world’s most popular oil painting in 2009 and the most popular oil painting of the past decade. He consistently has more than one work of art included in the Top 10 list and this year, has secured four spots in the Top 10. “Van Gogh consistently remains the most popular artist in the world, his total sales numbers have left everyone well behind,” said David Sasson, CEO of overstock