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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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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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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Investing in contemporary art-sales dynamics

Modern paintings can be a great investment. You only need to buy them in the right place, with qualified advice, and do not rush to ” skim the cream»

Painting as a legacy or a successful purchase
If you inherited an authentic Andy Warhol painting or purchased it yourself some 45-50 years ago, then you, your children, and grandchildren are well – off people. A less famous author can also make good money. After all, modern painting is not only an opportunity to surround yourself with something beautiful, but also a way to earn a lot.
Russians traditionally perceive investing in art objects as a kind of exotic. 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

“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, as is his life.

Van Gogh’s Youth

Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in the Dutch village of Grote Zundert, the son of a rural pastor. Little Vincent was taciturn and sullen, and did not like to play with his brothers and sisters. The character was restless, even sometimes explosive. He liked to walk, watching the life of insects, was not afraid to go into the forest alone. Collected herbarium, collected beetles and bugs. At the age of 8, he started drawing. Continue reading

ENGLISH WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS OF THE OLD MASTERS
Watercolor is often called the most capricious and unpredictable technique. This is due to many nuances of the behavior of water-based paints. An inexperienced artist in watercolor painting, even if…

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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…

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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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Etching techniques in modern graphics
The history of exlibris gives us an example of a surprising but fairly common metamorphosis. Born as an ordinary utilitarian owner's signature, ex-libris has become an independent section of artistic…

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