Pictures of amber
Amber paintings are one of the trends in jewelry making. Since ancient times, amber has been used for making various jewelry, amber products have always been considered quite expensive gifts.…

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A crying boy. Description of the painting by Giovanni Bragolina
In General, art is a very interesting and creative business and not everyone manages to connect their life with it. Many artists convey their emotions, feelings, experiences in their paintings,…

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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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“comedian operas”

Levitsky. Portrait of Khrushchev and Khovanskaya

Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki”

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State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg

In the seventies of the 18th century, Empress Catherine II commissioned Levitsky a series of portraits of Smolyan women. These paintings are almost the best that was created in Russian painting of the XVIII century. Continue reading

In the blue swirl of the dance. Essay on the painting by Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas "Blue dancers", 1897. Another great impressionist artist Edgar Degas has chosen as its main theme of creativity, the image of the dancers. His paintings abound with images of…

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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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Portrait by photo – a unique gift to a loved one
If you are rushing from store to store in search of a gift for a loved one and do not know what to buy, because you want something new, beautiful,…

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How to sell your painting
Any novice artist, sooner or later faces the question of selling their works. Of course, if you consider just a novice artist, it is better to advise him not to…

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