"GOLDEN AGE" OF THE ENGLISH WATERCOLOR SCHOOL.
The works of masters of the Georgian era, who clearly showed the picturesque possibilities of watercolors, honed already known techniques and created many new ones, led to the true flourishing…

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"Where van Gogh breathes stars..."
Van Gogh is one of the most famous artists in the world. His name has become a symbol of an entire era. The fate of the artist is quite tragic,…

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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…

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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 walls of the bedroom or living room, because they are perfect for other rooms. How to choose paintings for the kitchen?

There are very few universal paintings that would look good in all places. Usually their subject matter and technique determine the use of a work of art. There are certain rules for placing paintings in the interior. So, in the bedroom, they should calm down, and in the kitchen to lift the mood and increase the appetite. Continue reading

Paintings with bridges

The bridge-a sacred symbol of change and transition from one state to another, has always attracted the attention of artists of all times and peoples. Throughout the history of world painting, famous and little-known masters have created tens of thousands of paintings with bridges. Very often, bridges become elements of an integral urban landscape, presenting a single complete ensemble in the neighborhood of monumental architecture.

At the same time, a great number of works are devoted to charming rural landscapes with modest wooden bridges that look more like a ferry. 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 known as Blek le Rat, in 1981). Richard Hambleton (especially his series of works “Crime Scenes” and “Shadowman”) can also be included in the grandfather of street art. Great prehistoric ancestors like Kilroy was here and Taki 183 don’t count. And as a noticeable phenomenon, it did not develop at all until the turn of the century – in the late 90’s-early 2000s.at the same time, the definitions of street art that appear in the last 15 years usually suffer from negligence. Continue reading

Paintings with bridges
The bridge-a sacred symbol of change and transition from one state to another, has always attracted the attention of artists of all times and peoples. Throughout the history of world…

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ART articles: distortions in painting
Deliberate distortions of nature are used by artists to create a more expressive and expressive picture. These distortions can be exciting or funny, but they always prompt the viewer to…

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Portrait painting from a photo
Any interaction often involves mutual use as well. If photography initially perceived such pictorial structures as composition and the system of genres, so that "the first person who saw the…

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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…

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