Sistine Madonna. Essay on a painting by Raphael
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we…

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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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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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Renaissance

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 fundamentally tragic, mystical, and unpredictable. This is the origin of the high degree of dramatic images, exaggerated expression of poses, and the struggle of light and shadow.

Parmigianino, along with such masters as Pontormo and Giulio Romano, is the brightest representative of this direction.

Parmigianino (real name-Gerolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola), was born in 1503 in Parma. Continue reading

Brief biography of Konstantin Vasiliev
Looking at the mysterious and fascinating paintings of K. A. Vasiliev, the viewer is stunned by the subtlety and beauty of the paintings, an incomprehensible anxiety arises in the soul,…

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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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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 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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