An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen "Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance" is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of…

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Sistine Madonna. Essay on a painting by Raphael
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we…

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About Turkish art
It is believed that the first Turkish Principality was formed after the Mongol invasion of Turkish lands. After the formation of the Turkish Principality, it actively waged war with neighboring…

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A person without a face. Essay on the painting by Vrubel

M. A. Vrubel ” After the concert. By the fireplace”, 1905.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel is one of those representatives of Russian artists whose range of creativity had a huge scale. He was not just a symbolist artist — his paintings can not be entered into the framework of a single art direction. Endowed with an extraordinary power of imagination, he created truly great canvases, stunning in their energy. In each of Vrubel’s paintings, there is a mystery, a mystery that every viewer can reveal in their own way. Perhaps this is why his work has both devoted admirers and those who do not fully understand the meaning of his paintings and do not try to comprehend. Continue reading

Juan Medina — the Mexican artist
Juan Medina is a contemporary Mexican artist, born in the Dominican Republic in 1948. Initially, Juan Medina specialized in painting the Nude genre, but soon, probably fed up with the…

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Brief biography of the artist Mikhail Shemyakin
The man in black, a crazy artist, a hermit, and at the same time a genius sculptor. And all this about Mikhail Shemyakin. The greatest artist of our time, who…

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Sand paintings. How to draw a sand picture
Sand paintings are colored sand in a bottle or other glass container, of various shapes and sizes. The creation of such paintings was widespread in the Arab countries, from there…

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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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