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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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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Is it useful to influence the energy of paintings on a person ?
Nowadays, more and more people tend to have at home, not just a cheap copy, or "Chinese stamping of the picture", but author's works written in oil paints. So why…

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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 Bulgarian University of fine Arts. Since 1996, he has been teaching at the University of Architecture.

The first solo exhibition was held in 1994. Then numerous exhibitions were held in Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, the USA, and the Czech Republic. Continue reading

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 managed to change people’s perception of modern art.

The future painter was born in 1943 in the family of an officer and spent almost all of his post-war childhood with his father. From an early age, he was trained in the basics of military Affairs and by the age of eight he was shooting on an equal footing with the soldiers. The father was proud of his son, pinning the brightest hopes on him. But Mikhail did not want to join the military. He was attracted to painting. Continue reading

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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A true master will never let his talent fade away
Find old books in the attic and sell them, or buy them at random and then sell them. It sounds like a market, but still as an option :)) Antiquarian…

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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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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,…

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