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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Ivailo Petrov — Ivailo Petrov) - Bulgarian artist
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…

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About greeting cards
Probably there is not a single person who did not receive and did not give a card. A postcard or" open letter "is a postcard with an image that can…

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Short biography of the landscape painter Ivan Shishkin

A love of nature in the works of Shishkin.
In 1832, on January 25, in the city of Yelabuga, Vyateb province, a son Ivan was born in the family of merchant Ivan Shishkin. In the Kazan gymnasium, the future artist received his first education.

After 4 years of study, Ivan Shishkin entered the Moscow school of painting. In 1856, after finishing school, he decided to continue his studies in St. Petersburg and entered the Academy of Arts. Continue reading

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 fundamentally tragic, mystical, and unpredictable. This is the origin of the high degree of dramatic images, exaggerated expression of poses, and the struggle of light and shadow.

Parmigianino, along with such masters as Pontormo and Giulio Romano, is the brightest representative of this direction.

Parmigianino (real name-Gerolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola), was born in 1503 in Parma. Continue reading

Paper sculptures by Jennifer Collier)
Jennifer Collier is a British artist, designer, and rather unusual sculptor. She creates sculptures of the most everyday things, phones,cameras, typewriters, bags, etc. Only all the things she makes from…

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Paper sculptures by Jennifer Collier)
Jennifer Collier is a British artist, designer, and rather unusual sculptor. She creates sculptures of the most everyday things, phones,cameras, typewriters, bags, etc. Only all the things she makes from…

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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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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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