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
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
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 that time were interested in ideas and themes of a mythological, religious, and allegorical nature.
Because scholastic ideas and ways of thinking come into contact with naive fantasies and begin their interpenetration into each other, giving rise to a special means of representation, when an abstract concept is transmitted using a real character.
Most often these are allegorical images of peace and war, love and hate, justice and discord, glory and shame portrayed as human beings. Continue reading