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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How to choose a picture in the bedroom
The interior of the bedroom largely affects the quality of sleep. The chosen color scheme depends on whether the rest will be complete, whether you will be able to relax…

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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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About the World of art movement of the beginning of the XX century

The art Association Mir iskusstva, which was formed at the beginning of the XX century in Russia and went partly to emigrate after the Revolution, United such artists as artists L. S. Bakst, A. N. Benois, Somov K. A., Dobuzhinsky M. V., Roerich N. K., V. M. and A. M. Vasnetsov, V. D. Polenov, V. A. Serov, M. V. Nesterov, I. I. Levitan, I. A. Korovin, poets A. Bely, D. Merezhkovsky and Z. Gippius, Yu. F.Sologub, V. Bryusov, K. D. Balmont, ballet master S. p. Diaghilev and many others. The joint publication of Mir iskusstva magazine attached special importance to this trend of creative personalities, and the passion for the modern style – a bright art criticism dominant. Continue reading

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

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

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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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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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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How to buy a painting for investment
Buying paintings by contemporary artists, even little-known ones, can often be associated with significant spending of money. Therefore, it is important to talk about the profitability and justification of such…

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