Socialist realism
Social realism as a way of perceiving reality and work in an embellished form appeared in the USSR in the 1930s and was intended to replace the "bourgeois" art, which…

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Graphics by Alexander Deineka of the 1920s and 40s
Alexander Deineka entered the history of Russian art primarily as the author of mosaic panels and large thematic paintings, as an enthusiastic fan of all equipment, terrestrial and celestial, as…

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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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“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 of the English school of watercolors in the XIX century. Many of the best old paintings of the Victorian era are executed in this technique. Researchers of antique painting in England with good reason claim that at the beginning of the XIX century, watercolor becomes almost the most important type of English fine art.

A sign of the popularity of the watercolor technique was the Foundation Of the society of watercolors in 1804. Continue reading

Care for paintings and frames: cleaning features

Everyone takes care of cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom, and study, but there are some items in the house that are often forgotten in the rush of all modern worries and concerns. These are paintings and other framed works of art that require special attention and attention.

So valuable and beloved, the main accessories of interiors and often the main pride of the owners of the house, unique old frames or modern materials, sketches, cute oil paintings and photos attract everyone’s attention and create a cozy atmosphere, but they also do not deprive their attention of dust and pollution. Let’s try to figure out how to clean frames and paintings and what care they need. 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…

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Portraiture
A portrait (the French word portrait) is an image of a person's appearance and personality. The first portraits appeared several thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. They were huge stone…

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Portraiture
A portrait (the French word portrait) is an image of a person's appearance and personality. The first portraits appeared several thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. They were huge stone…

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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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