Ivailo Petrov was born in 1965 in Sofia (Bulgaria).
In 1984 he graduated From the school of Fine Arts in Sofia, and from 1990 to 1995 he studied at the Bulgarian University of fine Arts. Since 1996, he has been teaching at the University of Architecture.
The first solo exhibition was held in 1994. Then numerous exhibitions were held in Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, the USA, and the Czech Republic. Continue reading
Karl Brullov is a famous Russian painter. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1799. The artist’s father Pavel Ivanovich Brullo, it is worth noting that without the letter ” b ” at the end, since the surname brullo appeared in Russia in 1822, when, with the permission of the Emperor Alexander the First,the surname Brullo was Russified into brullo. So the artist’s father was an academician of ornamental sculpture, so most of the children, and there were seven of them in the family, had good artistic abilities.
Karl Brullov studied painting at the Academy of arts, was a student of the artist Andrey Ivanov, and received a gold medal in the class of historical painting. Continue reading
Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki”
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State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg
In the seventies of the 18th century, Empress Catherine II commissioned Levitsky a series of portraits of Smolyan women. These paintings are almost the best that was created in Russian painting of the XVIII century. Continue reading