How to buy a painting for investment
Buying paintings by contemporary artists, even little-known ones, can often be associated with significant spending of money. Therefore, it is important to talk about the profitability and justification of such…

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History of still life as a genre
In fine art, still life (from FR. natur morte - "dead nature") is usually called the image of inanimate objects United in a single compositional group. Still life can have…

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Art history analysis and description of Paul Gauguin's painting " the Queen. (The king's wife)»
"There is no perfect beauty without some strangeness of proportion" Edgar Allan PoE The painting can be called one of the best works of Gauguin's late work. The canvas was…

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How to choose a picture for the kitchen

Paintings remain one of the most popular accessories in the interior. They enliven the room, give it an atmosphere and decorate. They do not need to be hung on the walls of the bedroom or living room, because they are perfect for other rooms. How to choose paintings for the kitchen?

There are very few universal paintings that would look good in all places. Usually their subject matter and technique determine the use of a work of art. There are certain rules for placing paintings in the interior. So, in the bedroom, they should calm down, and in the kitchen to lift the mood and increase the appetite. Continue reading

ENGLISH ANTIQUE ENGRAVING, ENGLISH STYLE OF THE XVII-EARLY XX CENTURIES.
THE ORIGIN OF ENGRAVING IN ENGLAND. The English school in engraving is much younger than the Italian, German, or Dutch school. The history of English engraving should probably be kept…

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Graphics by Alexander Deineka of the 1920s and 40s
Alexander Deineka entered the history of Russian art primarily as the author of mosaic panels and large thematic paintings, as an enthusiastic fan of all equipment, terrestrial and celestial, as…

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Russian genre painting
Russian genre painting was born at the end of the XVIII century, in an era of domination of portraits and large canvases with historical, biblical and mythological subjects. See also…

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Graphics by Alexander Deineka of the 1920s and 40s
Alexander Deineka entered the history of Russian art primarily as the author of mosaic panels and large thematic paintings, as an enthusiastic fan of all equipment, terrestrial and celestial, as…

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