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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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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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…

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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 transparency of the sea wave,Lia Melia creates her works not on canvas, but on a sheet of aluminum or a glass surface.

To begin with, a colorful pigment is applied, and in her works, Leah uses a variety of shades of the wave, from pale blue to bright red. Continue reading

Hands are animals. Body art by Guido Daniele)

Guido Daniele is an Italian artist who was born in Soverato (Italy) and graduated from the Brera school of art.

The popularity of the artist brought work in the style of body art. Guido Daniele created a series of works that depict animal figures on human hands. It was these works that brought him fame in the network.

For his works, the artist uses the hands of his relatives, mostly the hands of his son and daughter. 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

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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William Blake. great architect
The English mystic poet William Blake went down in history not only because of his literary works. He also created several engravings, the most famous of which is the engraving…

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About greeting cards
Probably there is not a single person who did not receive and did not give a card. A postcard or" open letter "is a postcard with an image that can…

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Sistine Madonna. Essay on a painting by Raphael
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we…

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