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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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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How to sell your painting
Any novice artist, sooner or later faces the question of selling their works. Of course, if you consider just a novice artist, it is better to advise him not to…

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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 Bulgarian University of fine Arts. Since 1996, he has been teaching at the University of Architecture.

The first solo exhibition was held in 1994. Then numerous exhibitions were held in Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, the USA, and the Czech Republic. Continue reading

Interesting facts about Karl Bryullov

Karl Brullov is a famous Russian painter. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1799. The artist’s father Pavel Ivanovich Brullo, it is worth noting that without the letter ” b ” at the end, since the surname brullo appeared in Russia in 1822, when, with the permission of the Emperor Alexander the First,the surname Brullo was Russified into brullo. So the artist’s father was an academician of ornamental sculpture, so most of the children, and there were seven of them in the family, had good artistic abilities.

Karl Brullov studied painting at the Academy of arts, was a student of the artist Andrey Ivanov, and received a gold medal in the class of historical painting. Continue reading

Levitsky. Portrait of Khrushchev and Khovanskaya

Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki”

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State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg

In the seventies of the 18th century, Empress Catherine II commissioned Levitsky a series of portraits of Smolyan women. These paintings are almost the best that was created in Russian painting of the XVIII century. Continue reading

About Turkish art
It is believed that the first Turkish Principality was formed after the Mongol invasion of Turkish lands. After the formation of the Turkish Principality, it actively waged war with neighboring…

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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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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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