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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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.…

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Trip to the open air in Gurzuf
Hello, Dear visitors of the site! My name is Natalia Shevchenko, I'm an artist. In the previous article, I have already presented several of my works to you. Today I…

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Chandeliers in interior design

The chandelier in the interior is quite an important element, as it gives completeness to the entire interior design. Imagine a chic classic interior, and absolutely contradicting the interior of the chandelier. It is able to spoil the entire interior as a whole. Yes, what can I say, your room would look normal if instead of a chandelier or lamps, just a light bulb would hang on a wire. I think the viewer’s attention would immediately be focused on it. That is why you need to seriously approach the issue of choosing chandeliers.

Now there is a huge selection of chandeliers and fixtures, what is not found in the nearest store can be ordered via the Internet, and by the way it may well be much cheaper. Continue reading

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 Nude, the artist begins to experiment with other genres and styles of painting, adding new elements to his paintings.

In his paintings, Juan Medina takes preconceived ideas about reality and turns them upside down: his works are a kind of” looking glass”, where at first glance everything is the same as in the ordinary world, but where all the most incredible things can happen. Continue reading

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. He was not just a symbolist artist — his paintings can not be entered into the framework of a single art direction. Endowed with an extraordinary power of imagination, he created truly great canvases, stunning in their energy. In each of Vrubel’s paintings, there is a mystery, a mystery that every viewer can reveal in their own way. Perhaps this is why his work has both devoted admirers and those who do not fully understand the meaning of his paintings and do not try to comprehend. Continue reading

Brief biography of the artist Mikhail Shemyakin
The man in black, a crazy artist, a hermit, and at the same time a genius sculptor. And all this about Mikhail Shemyakin. The greatest artist of our time, who…

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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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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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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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