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…

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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…

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Realistic images in art
Contemplating the paintings of contemporary artists working in the genres of surrealism, cubism, pop art, conceptualism, postmodernism, and others, one can't help but wonder whether realistic images are necessary or…

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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

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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Sand paintings. How to draw a sand picture
Sand paintings are colored sand in a bottle or other glass container, of various shapes and sizes. The creation of such paintings was widespread in the Arab countries, from there…

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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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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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