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…

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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…

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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,…

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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 history of art, when the process of rethinking the artistic heritage takes place and the lines of further development of fine art are outlined. We live in a period when not only the way of life of the past generation is becoming obsolete, but as a result, the spiritual component is changing. People and their thoughts are undergoing a kind of renewal, and all this is the threshold of a new era. 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. In any case, we hope that the very simple recommendations below will be useful to you.
Buy paintings emotionally
First, we are sure that any correct purchase is primarily an emotional act. The picture must be liked, this is the most important condition. After that, you need to take into account other components for the purchase – the investment potential of the acquisition, fashion, advice from friends, and so on. Continue reading

How to buy a picture as a gift

If you are reading this article and are thinking about choosing a picture for a gift, then You have already made the right choice. If you approach the purchase with a soul, you will not only make a very valuable gift that will be associated with you, but also favorably emphasize the sophistication of Your taste, reverent and attentive attitude to the recipient.
A picture is both a design element, an investment, and a friend-an interlocutor, an opponent.
A picture like no other element can decorate the interior, becoming a kind of dominant living room or hall. Continue reading

The design of the office. Interesting idea
Most people can safely say that a significant part of their life is spent at work. This is important to take into account when arranging office space, because the working…

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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…

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The origins of enlightened vandalism
Of course, it is worth making an important reservation: street art and its authors are very diverse in their origins. This is not an art direction that logically grows out…

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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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