How the famous artist Vasnetsov and his brothers created fabulous furniture for Russian towers
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov - one of the most famous Russian artists, his brother Apollinarius is also known, but rather to those who are interested in historical painting and theater. Other…

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Exhibition of Ukrainian art in the Saatchi Gallery
Within the framework of the annual festival "Days of Ukraine in the UK", which is held by the Firtash Foundation, in the London gallery Saatchi for the second time the…

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See through 2020: major exhibitions of the end of the year
6 Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art from October 28 New Tretyakov Gallery The main project of the Biennale has several curators: opera director Dmitry Chernyakov, who has been working…

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What impact do paintings of Savrasov, Levitan and other famous landscape painters have on people

To understand these landscapes, one does not need any art education, no general erudition, or even knowledge of the name of the artist. The painting itself appeals to the viewer, causing in it long-forgotten or, on the contrary, carefully stored feelings, touches into some strings of the human soul, intimate, personal. But the emotions caused by mood landscapes nevertheless turn out to be similar to those that others experience when looking at these canvases. And also with those that once made the artist take up the brush.

When, when looking at the landscape, the heart suddenly contractes, grips grips, or, conversely, a feeling of happiness arises, when it seems that the picture almost conveys sounds, the freshness of the wind, cold or heat – this is the landscape of mood. This trend in the work of artists of the XIX-XX centuries began to highlight recently. Continue reading

19th Century Girl Albums
The young ladies of the 19th century were not so different from the modern ones: they also needed attention, recognition, evidence of sympathy from friends and, of course, a cordial…

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Poster of the exhibition “Louis Vuitton Foundation Collection” in Moscow
Wealthy companies collect art for two reasons. Because they are responsible businessmen, investing part of superprofits in something rational, kind, eternal. And because works of art are a good investment.…

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See through 2020: major exhibitions of the end of the year
6 Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art from October 28 New Tretyakov Gallery The main project of the Biennale has several curators: opera director Dmitry Chernyakov, who has been working…

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Nudity in the history of art: How the attitude towards nudes from Venus of the Paleolithic to classical painting has changed
Thanks to Ivan Efremov and his "Thais of Athens" the general public became aware of the concepts of "hymnophiles" - that is, singing nudity - and "hymnophobia" - those who…

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