British eccentricity
By deliberately exaggerating the image, the artist can lead the viewer away from the surrounding reality into another world that also looks real, but is completely unfamiliar. English artist Stanley…

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The balance of power in the modern art market: the largest auction houses
If we talk about the current state of the world art market as a whole, then it is" ruled by the ball " three countries-the hegemon-the United States, China, and…

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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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Monthly Archives: January 2019

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

Themes of paintings in the apartment
Buy paintings with positive energy and themes and avoid paintings depicting scenes of war, violence, disasters, destruction, diseases, terrible monsters, etc. Do not forget that the apartment is a multifunctional…

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How to create a collection
The largest collections belong to successful and wealthy owners. Have you ever thought about how to create a collection? And why is one collection known, but only the family and…

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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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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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