With access to museums and galleries restricted since the COVID-19 pandemic started, millions around the world resorted to the internet to quell their thirst for fine art. So what major artworks did they Google the most in 2020?
The list consists of famous masterpieces from the Western canon of art history. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” ranks first among the most searched paintings of last year with over one million online searches on average each month. Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” comes second, with almost half the monthly average search volume (454,500). In third is da Vinci’s Last Supper (343,000).