ENGLISH CARICATURE.
A significant part of old English engravings are caricatures. The genre of caricature itself existed before. Leonardo da Vinci's caricatures are known, and many of Bruegel's and Bosch's canvases have…

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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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What is printed graphics?
The online store of contemporary art in Moscow "Artimex" offers to your attention a large selection of graphics by Russian and foreign artists. By visiting our store, you can buy…

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Monthly Archives: March 2019

ANTIQUE MARKET IN EUROPE, FAKES IN THE ANTIQUE MARKET

Developed art market appears in the XVII century. in the Netherlands, which was the first in Europe to become a bourgeois Republic. This is where the relationship between the artist and the customer develops. The state and the Church are no longer the main customers, and there are private buyers, which means that the market for art and Antiques. Before that, the Church was the main customer of art objects for artists – in Italy, Germany, and England. As such, secular art did not exist in Europe before the Renaissance.

In the XVIII century antique trade appears in virtually all countries, including Russia. Continue reading

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 friends of its owner know about the others?

What motivates collectors to attend auctions, spend money on rare items, maintain galleries, and even donate art to museums? Each collector has his own explanation, but in addition to the solvency of the owners, they are United by the opportunity to glorify the artist, engraver or writer. After all, if the master’s work falls into a well-known collection, then the author can immediately become famous. 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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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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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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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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