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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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.…

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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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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 and the production of French fine furniture in his hometown of Annecy, France.

Philippe Faraut traveled a lot,visited Asia and Africa. after moving to the United States, he became interested in portrait sculpture made of clay and marble. Continue reading

Pictures of amber

Amber paintings are one of the trends in jewelry making.

Since ancient times, amber has been used for making various jewelry, amber products have always been considered quite expensive gifts. And indeed, amber literally shimmers with a variety of shades of color, yellow, red,orange, and can be either matte or transparent as a tear.

So how did amber appear in nature? Maybe someone does not know, but amber is the resin of coniferous trees frozen millions of years ago. Usually amber is found in chunks, in the form of a drop, often in the stone you can find inclusions in the form of insects. Continue reading

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 book

The cost of antique books starts from about 5000, the average price is about 50,000, so for example, “Bulletin of fine arts” — 45000r, and of course rare books, the price of which can reach millions of rubles, for example, the book of the first printer Ivan Fedorov, which remains a unit, so “Moscow Apostle” will cost about 3 million rubles. Continue reading

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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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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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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Levitsky. Portrait of Khrushchev and Khovanskaya
Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki" One thousand seven hundred seventy three State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg In the…

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