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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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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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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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 merchant Ivan Shishkin. In the Kazan gymnasium, the future artist received his first education.

After 4 years of study, Ivan Shishkin entered the Moscow school of painting. In 1856, after finishing school, he decided to continue his studies in St. Petersburg and entered the Academy of Arts. Continue reading

Trip to the open air in Gurzuf

Hello, Dear visitors of the site! My name is Natalia Shevchenko, I’m an artist. In the previous article, I have already presented several of my works to you. Today I want to share new ones. And I want to do this in order to please you and share my inspiration. After all, if a person likes the plot of the picture and its color, then the feeling of viewing remains the most pleasant. So, let’s start viewing))

The fact is that every artist strives to learn as much as possible about the direction of art that he has chosen for self-realization. Continue reading

How to draw a modular picture

For fans of painting and art, modular paintings are increasingly gaining popularity. You can’t imagine interior design without the use of decorative elements, various figurines, vases, paintings in elegant frames, and much more. Modular paintings, we can say turned the idea of a home picture gallery. So what is a modular picture?

Modular paintings are essentially a single image that is divided into several parts. Depending on how many parts are used, modular paintings can consist of two parts-a diptych, three-a triptych, and more-a half-triptych. Continue reading

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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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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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.…

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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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