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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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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How to distinguish a handwritten picture from a print
Currently, with the development of technology, more and more paintings appear that look very similar to real handwritten works, although in fact, such paintings are created by printing a printer.…

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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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

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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About cellophane bags. Creative design
Probably the most interesting inventions occur as they say by themselves. The well-known cellophane was obtained by accident in 1911, when a Swiss chemist wanted to invent a universal coating…

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An essay based on a painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Madonna Lita
I remember when I first saw her. It was in art history class, we were studying the Renaissance, and we finally got to its highest peak. The teacher took out…

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