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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Artist Konstantin Andreevich Somov
Konstantin Somov is one of the representatives of Russian symbolism. The composition of the artist's style was largely influenced by his training in the Paris Studio Colorassi (1897-1899), it was…

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Why do we recommend buying paintings by contemporary artists?
Our gallery of contemporary art offers a large selection of paintings, paintings, and graphics by contemporary artists. We specialize in modern painting and contemporary art and sincerely believe that the…

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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Pictures of the city

The world of colors and romance of city everyday life. There are various subjects that inspire authors to create pictures of cities around the world. The city is beautiful in the light of night lamps, and in the rays of the bright sun. Here is rapidly swept through the puddles of a stranger. But the first autumn leaf swirled over the tiled roofs, representing the inevitable change of seasons.

You are presented with oil paintings depicting the city and the streets of cities. Continue reading

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 of its predecessors, but rather some polymorphic resulting one that has more than one factor of influence in each particular case. Therefore, artists of the twentieth century (for example, Richard Hambleton, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, etc.) were certainly one of the sources for the emergence of street art, but not the only one, and perhaps not the main one. Other sources were:

> spray-graffiti, Brazilian pichaçao, murals (which were made by big artists like Rivera, Siqueiros, etc.).); Continue reading

What kind of art is this? Street art and art
Street art is not images, it is a variety of statements in various forms. Simply because it is in this capacity that modern Western civilization uses images in public space…

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What kind of art is this? Street art and art
Street art is not images, it is a variety of statements in various forms. Simply because it is in this capacity that modern Western civilization uses images in public space…

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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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Avant-garde and social realism
Avant-gardism, developed in literature by Vladimir Mayakovsky and Velimir Khlebnikov, has also spread powerfully in Russian painting since the 1910s. As early as the 1910s, Kazimir Malevich (who created the…

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