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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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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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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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 thirty years at auctions. Let’s just say that modern art prevails among them, the composition “Scream” by Munch is one of the most expensive works, although it was written by our contemporary. The old masters yield to impressionism, and the latter to modern art. But if you build this chain chronologically: first, the works of old masters, then impressionism and trends of the first half of the 20th century, and then modern art – the so-called Contemporary art, then you get this “rating”.

“Massacre of the innocents” by Peter Paul Rubens
You can start it with Rubens ‘work, ” Beating babies”, The most expensive of the old masters ‘ paintings, sold in 2002 for 77 million US dollars (now it would be adjusted for inflation, about 100 million US dollars). 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

Art history analysis and description of Pierre Auguste Renoir's painting " Nude»
Parisian women are born with all the flaws, but a wonderful fairy gives any of their flaws charm and charm. This fairy is grace. Heinrich Heine The painting "naked" was…

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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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The balance of power in the modern art market: the largest auction houses
If we talk about the current state of the world art market as a whole, then it is" ruled by the ball " three countries-the hegemon-the United States, China, and…

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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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