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. And indeed, amber literally shimmers with a variety of shades of color, yellow, red,orange, and can be either matte or transparent as a tear.
So how did amber appear in nature? Maybe someone does not know, but amber is the resin of coniferous trees frozen millions of years ago. Usually amber is found in chunks, in the form of a drop, often in the stone you can find inclusions in the form of insects. Continue reading
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