Josef Chapek. Foreign artist of the twentieth century
Among the progressive artists of the world, a place of honor belongs to the Czech artist Josef Chapek. A man of advanced convictions, he was critical of bourgeois society, raised…

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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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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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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 Nude, the artist begins to experiment with other genres and styles of painting, adding new elements to his paintings.

In his paintings, Juan Medina takes preconceived ideas about reality and turns them upside down: his works are a kind of” looking glass”, where at first glance everything is the same as in the ordinary world, but where all the most incredible things can happen. Continue reading

About cellophane bags. Creative design
Probably the most interesting inventions occur as they say by themselves. The well-known cellophane was obtained by accident in 1911, when a Swiss chemist wanted to invent a universal coating…

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Things open from photographer Todd McLellan (Todd McLellan)
Probably all the boys like to disassemble different devices, see what mechanisms they have, some of them can disassemble for example the camera to the last screw, I do not…

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How to distinguish a handwritten picture from a print
Currently, with the development of technology, more and more paintings appear that look very similar to real handwritten works, although in fact, such paintings are created by printing a printer.…

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Interesting facts about Karl Bryullov
Karl Brullov is a famous Russian painter. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1799. The artist's father Pavel Ivanovich Brullo, it is worth noting that without the letter " b "…

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