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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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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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…

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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 to complete only a very small number of works, but nevertheless painted two paintings under the same name, almost identical, differing only in minor details.

The authorship of Leonardo da Vinci, however, is certain, because only he could so perfectly work out such details as the angel and the head of the Madonna. Continue reading

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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A true master will never let his talent fade away
Find old books in the attic and sell them, or buy them at random and then sell them. It sounds like a market, but still as an option :)) Antiquarian…

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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…

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An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen "Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance" is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of…

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