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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Art and photography
One of the goals of art is to communicate people with each other and to convey realistic images of the world around them. Thanks to the artists and landscapes created…

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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…

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Escha van Den Bogerd (Escha Van Den Bogerd) – Dutch painting

Escha van den Bogerd was born in 1972 in the Hague, Holland. I started drawing at the age of three. She studied fine art at the Rudolf Steiner school.

After graduating from the school of art, Escha went on a tour of Europe, where she took several courses on fine arts. She visited, among others, Florence, Italy, Salzburg, Austria, and several cities in her native Holland.

In her works, the artist uses the method of painting, in which abstract and figurative elements of the image are combined and reinforce each other. Continue reading

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

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…

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Light of ocean waves in the paintings of Lia Melia (Lia Melia)
Lia Melia is an English artist who specializes in seascapes,to be more precise, on ocean waves. Her paintings are very realistic and unusual in technique. To achieve the realism and…

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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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Serov's Painting. rape of Europe
The ancient Greek myth of the beautiful Princess Europa, kidnapped by the Almighty Zeus, is one of the most famous. Many artists used this ancient narrative and offered various artistic,…

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