The most expensive sales on the world art market
One of the most interesting topics in the art market is the most expensive works sold in the world. We are talking about works sold in the last twenty or…

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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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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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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

“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

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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Avant-garde and social realism
Avant-gardism, developed in literature by Vladimir Mayakovsky and Velimir Khlebnikov, has also spread powerfully in Russian painting since the 1910s. As early as the 1910s, Kazimir Malevich (who created the…

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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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Russian genre painting
Russian genre painting was born at the end of the XVIII century, in an era of domination of portraits and large canvases with historical, biblical and mythological subjects. See also…

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