If negative feedback on your latest creative endeavor is getting you down, consider some historical context. Here are 18 scathing reviews of famous pieces (or collections) of art made by a contemporary critic.

Paintings by Michelangelo When asked his opinion of Michelangelo, EI Greco said Michelangelo was a good man, but he did not know how to paint. CRACKED
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The Later Works of EI Greco EI Greco was rejected by many of his contemporaries. The artist Antonio Palomino dismissed his later work as contemptible

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