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…

Continue reading →

History of modern art in Russia, modern painting in Russia
Post-Soviet (modern) Russian painting The diversity of contrasts combines the face of contemporary art in Russia. The beginning of the XXI century is a kind of transitional moment in the…

Continue reading →

After graffiti?
The history of street art is quite short – with the most artificial udrevleniyami get less than 40 years (if you count from the first experiments of Xavier Pru, better…

Continue reading →

memory

Portraiture

A portrait (the French word portrait) is an image of a person’s appearance and personality. The first portraits appeared several thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. They were huge stone images of Egyptian pharaohs. In order to make such a sculpture, thousands of people worked for several years.

Since then, a lot of time has passed, but the artists both painted the portrait and continue to paint. When creating a portrait, the main task of the artist is a true image of the model. This means not only a banal copy of the appearance of the person being portrayed-clothing, hair, jewelry, but also the transfer of his inner world, character. Continue reading

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…

...

How to choose a picture in the house
In modern interior design, more and more applications are found not only posters or art decorations, but also paintings. Traditional oil painting is experiencing another revival. Despite the General availability…

...

Etching techniques in modern graphics
The history of exlibris gives us an example of a surprising but fairly common metamorphosis. Born as an ordinary utilitarian owner's signature, ex-libris has become an independent section of artistic…

...

Artist Sergey Yuryevich Sudeikin
After the October revolution, the artist lived in Crimea for two years, then in Tiflis and Baku for a year, after which he emigrated to France-his way lay from Batumi,…

...