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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Sculpture by Philippe Faraut
Philippe Faraut is a contemporary sculptor and artist, as well as a furniture designer, French teacher, and wood Carver. Was born in 1963. Philippe received a degree in wood carving…

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Graffiti on the wall in the room ?
Graffiti comes from the Italian word "graffito" which translates as scrawled. Probably the very first graffiti, you can consider scratched drawings in caves. Of course, there is a huge difference…

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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 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

Copper in the arts
The history of copper goes back thousands of years,it is one of those metals that people have mastered in ancient times. In nature, copper is found in its native form.…

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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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Wooden boards from the artist Ivan hoo (Ivan Hoo)
Ivan hoo is a hyperrealist artist. Initially, Ivan Hu specialized in the portrait genre. Although some people criticize hyperrealism, allegedly for its "simplicity" in terms of transmitting a certain meaning,…

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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.…

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