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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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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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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“plays with arias”

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 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

About greeting cards
Probably there is not a single person who did not receive and did not give a card. A postcard or" open letter "is a postcard with an image that can…

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Francesco Parmigianino
The style direction of mannerism was formed by the beginning of the 1520s on the basis of the creativity of Italian painters. For the masters of mannerism, the world was…

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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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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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