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A crying boy. Description of the painting by Giovanni Bragolina
In General, art is a very interesting and creative business and not everyone manages to connect their life with it. Many artists convey their emotions, feelings, experiences in their paintings,…

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How to send a picture to another city
Many artists, when selling their paintings, are faced with the issue of transferring the painting to the buyer. This applies to transmission over the Internet, well if the buyer lives…

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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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Madonna in the rocks. Description of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting

This picture is as mysterious and strange as the very personality of Leonardo da Vinci – an extraordinary artist, sculptor, engineer and naturalist who wrote it.

The talented Italian managed to complete only a very small number of works, but nevertheless painted two paintings under the same name, almost identical, differing only in minor details.

The authorship of Leonardo da Vinci, however, is certain, because only he could so perfectly work out such details as the angel and the head of the Madonna. 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 avoided in art.

On the one hand, the abundance of photographs and the creation of videos can completely compensate for the lack of natural forms in painting and architecture, but on the other hand, the hyperrealism that emerged in the seventies suggests that the need for a reliable image of objects in the surrounding reality is an important and integral component of modern life. Continue reading

The image of the human body in the history of art

Visual perception of the surrounding world is undoubtedly the most important thing in a person’s life, because more than eighty percent of the information a person perceives through visual receptors.

People recognize the world through images and, to a lesser extent, through sounds, touch, smell, and taste.

Since ancient times, people have tried to display the world around them, and the most frequently repeated and most interesting object of the image is the human body. Continue reading

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 that time were interested in ideas and themes of a mythological, religious, and allegorical nature.

Because scholastic ideas and ways of thinking come into contact with naive fantasies and begin their interpenetration into each other, giving rise to a special means of representation, when an abstract concept is transmitted using a real character.

Most often these are allegorical images of peace and war, love and hate, justice and discord, glory and shame portrayed as human beings. Continue reading

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 book

The cost of antique books starts from about 5000, the average price is about 50,000, so for example, “Bulletin of fine arts” — 45000r, and of course rare books, the price of which can reach millions of rubles, for example, the book of the first printer Ivan Fedorov, which remains a unit, so “Moscow Apostle” will cost about 3 million rubles. Continue reading

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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…


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…


How to make a beautiful bouquet of flowers
Bouquets of flowers,help people Express their feelings and emotions, there is no need for words, a beautiful flower bouquet, helps get rid of unnecessary words. Since ancient times, people made…


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…