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…

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Engraving: concept, essence.
Engraving is the youngest type of fine art. If the origin of painting, sculpture, drawing, architecture is lost in prehistoric times, the time of the appearance of engraving is more…

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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…

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How to buy an authentic painting

Methods for verifying authenticity when purchasing paintings, graphics, and other works of modern art.

When you are going to buy a fairly expensive painting to invest money, as a gift, or just to decorate the interior, the question inevitably arises: how to make sure the authenticity of the picture.
The question is not very simple, since there is no single universal way to prove the authenticity of the picture. In each individual case, you have to be creative about the issue of expertise. When buying a picture, it is better to follow a few residual simple rules. 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.…

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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…

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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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Impressionism as a way of perceiving the world
The name of the style impressionism (impressionnisme) came from the French word impression-impression. This name is a style that has had a serious impact on the development of world art,…

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