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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British eccentricity
By deliberately exaggerating the image, the artist can lead the viewer away from the surrounding reality into another world that also looks real, but is completely unfamiliar. English artist Stanley…

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How to buy an authentic painting
Methods for verifying authenticity when purchasing paintings, graphics, and other works of modern art. When you are going to buy a fairly expensive painting to invest money, as a gift,…

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What kind of art is this? Street art and art

Street art is not images, it is a variety of statements in various forms. Simply because it is in this capacity that modern Western civilization uses images in public space (especially on street walls and other similar objects).

And so, when talking about street art, it is necessary to talk about the rhetoric of images, including in the interpretation: the author and his gesture, the audience and its cultural background, the context and means, as well as the goals and effects of the message. It is also worth remembering that due to the reflexivity of thinking, people are able (sometimes purely intuitively) to understand these points, and therefore anyone who makes street art, simultaneously practices some form of thinking. 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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Baroque in painting
Baroque (from Italian - strange, whimsical), a style in the painting and architecture of Europe and Latin America of the late XVI — mid XVIII century. In fine art, the…

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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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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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