How philanthropist Savva Mamontov revived Russian ceramics: Unique majolica Abramtseva
Everyone knows about the influence that philanthropist Savva Mamontov had on patronage of Russian culture, who gathered the greatest artists at his Abramtsevo estate. But special attention is required to…

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Why the extravagant genius of the Renaissance has not been recognized for centuries in the Homeland: “Another Venetian” by Lorenzo Lotto
Among the great Italian Renaissance artists, Lorenzo Lotto occupies a special place. More recently, this painter was in the shadow of his famous contemporaries and countrymen, for centuries remaining unrecognized…

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"The Great Castration": How the shame was covered in paintings and sculptures at different times
The history of art knows many examples when, at the change of cultural eras, works created by predecessors begin to be perceived not quite correctly. Probably the most revealing in…

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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

What candy candy wrappers tell 150 years ago about the pre-revolutionary history of Russia

Collecting candy wrappers can be considered a frivolous occupation, but sakulumistics is a hobby that is very popular today. Studying huge collections, you can find rare packages from sweets that are more than 150 years old! In addition to collectors, they are also of interest to historians, because you can trace the history of our country from the bright pictures from the middle of the 19th century.

The first candy wrappers appeared less than two hundred years ago. For a long time, sweets were the creation of cooks and they were served only to the table. When mass production began, they did not immediately think about packaging – plain paper stuck to sweets, and greatly increased their cost. However, for the convenience of transportation, storage and simple hygiene, sweets in England and France in the 19th century began to be wrapped in foil. Continue reading

Petro Bevza. The presence of the symbol

In the technocratic labyrinths of an hourly megalopolis, people have a drink of the “most important” part in chaotic, bustling space that is meticulously meticulous. If you are lost, you’ll be amazed at the impeccable flow of your life, I’ll need to know that there’s an omnipotence, I’m aware of PRESENCE at the time and at the same time there is plenty of room for rhythm. The escapist meeting with the reality of one’s promise to get us all the way to the “key” baggage room, the open doorway, the next view, the next door, the next door and the next door.

Petro Bevza “Presence”. Friend’s picture

It is up to us to stand before us at the picturesque symbols of Peter Bezvi, who want to hear from us all the reality, from a certain znakniki zavyv noise and metushnya, do the same with the meditative rhythms of the inner light. From us, nybi recession, tugar of supra-regional rationalization, scho sponuka, skin day, viviryaty skin croc and logically vibration reduction of hairline sensi hair boot. Continue reading

Merchants, crooks, money-lenders, millionaires: Whose blood lives in the veins of Vasily Kandinsky
The founder of abstractionism is a personality no less mysterious than his work. Originally Vasily Kandinsky from an unusual family. In his veins flows the blood of real robbers and…

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What Censorship Looks Like at Christian College: Ruffles, Pants, and Skirts in the Paintings and Murals of Great Masters
For many centuries, it was religion that prompted brilliant people to create their masterpieces. It was during the construction of churches that architects revealed their talents, and most of the…

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10 contemporary blind artists who surprised the world with their art
It will not be a revelation to anyone that painting is an exclusively visual form of art, therefore the phrase “blind artist” itself sounds like nonsense. But in fact, there…

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What candy candy wrappers tell 150 years ago about the pre-revolutionary history of Russia
Collecting candy wrappers can be considered a frivolous occupation, but sakulumistics is a hobby that is very popular today. Studying huge collections, you can find rare packages from sweets that…

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