How to create a collection
The largest collections belong to successful and wealthy owners. Have you ever thought about how to create a collection? And why is one collection known, but only the family and…

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…

Continue reading →

How to form a collection of paintings
Buying a painting for a collection? Some tips You may have been given a painting or you may have purchased one or more paintings and want to make a collection.…

Continue reading →

grandiose

Soviet painting-the history of modern art

The culture of the Soviet and post-Soviet period is a bright large-scale turn of the Russian heritage. The events of 1917 became a reporting point in the development of a new way of life, the formation of new thinking. The mood of society in the late XIX-early XX centuries resulted in the October revolution, a turning point in the history of the country. Now she had a new future with her own ideals and goals. Art, which in a sense is a mirror of the era, has also become a tool for implementing the tenets of the new regime. In contrast to other types of artistic creativity, painting, forming and shaping the thought of a person, most accurately and directly penetrated into the minds of people. On the other hand, pictorial art was least subject to the propaganda function and reflected the experiences of the people, their dreams and, above all, the spirit of the time. Continue reading

About artistic emigration from Russia to the West (1920-1950s)
Russian Russian emigration's artistic heritage is still an important issue in the concept of the development of Russian art in the XX century. The contribution of individual representatives has not…

...

Care for paintings and frames: cleaning features
Everyone takes care of cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom, and study, but there are some items in the house that are often forgotten in the rush of all…

...

Baroque in painting
Baroque (from Italian - strange, whimsical), a style in the painting and architecture of Europe and Latin America of the late XVI — mid XVIII century. In fine art, the…

...

Investing in contemporary art-sales dynamics
Modern paintings can be a great investment. You only need to buy them in the right place, with qualified advice, and do not rush to " skim the cream» Painting…

...