Copper in the arts
The history of copper goes back thousands of years,it is one of those metals that people have mastered in ancient times. In nature, copper is found in its native form.…

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The image of the human body in the history of art
Visual perception of the surrounding world is undoubtedly the most important thing in a person's life, because more than eighty percent of the information a person perceives through visual receptors.…

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Short biography of the landscape painter Ivan Shishkin
A love of nature in the works of Shishkin. In 1832, on January 25, in the city of Yelabuga, Vyateb province, a son Ivan was born in the family of…

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acquaintances

Serov’s Painting. rape of Europe

The ancient Greek myth of the beautiful Princess Europa, kidnapped by the Almighty Zeus, is one of the most famous. Many artists used this ancient narrative and offered various artistic, stylistic and compositional solutions.

Important is the fact that the etymological origin of one of the continents is associated with the name of this girl, meaning, most likely, “sunset” or “wide-eyed”. Thus, European culture has a special attitude to this myth.

Europe was playing with her friends on the beach near the sea, and her beauty and grace was noticed by the main God-the Olympian. Continue reading

Levitsky. Portrait of Khrushchev and Khovanskaya
Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki" One thousand seven hundred seventy three State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg In the…

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Ivailo Petrov — Ivailo Petrov) - Bulgarian artist
Ivailo Petrov was born in 1965 in Sofia (Bulgaria). In 1984 he graduated From the school of Fine Arts in Sofia, and from 1990 to 1995 he studied at the…

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Graffiti on the wall in the room ?
Graffiti comes from the Italian word "graffito" which translates as scrawled. Probably the very first graffiti, you can consider scratched drawings in caves. Of course, there is a huge difference…

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Realistic images in art
Contemplating the paintings of contemporary artists working in the genres of surrealism, cubism, pop art, conceptualism, postmodernism, and others, one can't help but wonder whether realistic images are necessary or…

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