Trouble With Classicists: Ten Songs About Famous Painters. Rembrant’s Painting Danae is Attacked by a Man, later Judged Insane, Who Throws Sulphuric Acid on the Canvass and Cuts it Twice With A Knife. This Day in History, 15/06/1985.

1.  Pixies ‘Debaser’

(from the album Doolittle, 1989).

2.  The Stone Roses ‘Made of Stone’

(from the album The Stone Roses, 1989).

3.  The Modern Lovers ‘Pablo Picasso’

(from the album The Modern Lovers, 1976).

4.  Lou Reed & John Cale ‘Trouble With Classicists’

(from the album Songs for Drella, 1990).

5.  Rufus Wainwright ‘The Art Teacher’

(from the album Want Two, 2004).

6.  Siouxsie and the Banshees ‘Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)’

(from the album The Scream, 1978).

7.  David Bowie ‘Andy Warhol’

(from the album Hunky Dory, 1971).

8.  Manic Street Preachers ‘Interiors (Song for Willem de Kooning)’

(from the album Everything Must Go, 1996).

9.  John Cale ‘Magritte’

(from the album HoboSapiens, 2001).

10. Kate Bush ‘An Architect’s Dream’

(from the album Aerial, 2005).