10 random discoveries that were made thanks to ancient art
Today, many cultures, cities and people of the past have been completely forgotten. Therefore, researchers often turn to art and inscriptions to learn more about life in antiquity. Some unusual…

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Fraud paintings: How artists have confused viewers for centuries
Optical illusions are not a new phenomenon, the first "illusionists" were ancient creators. With the development of painting, the skill of artists in creating fake paintings was also improved -…

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10 world famous works of art that were never finished
When composers, artists or writers begin work on their works, they are sure that they will finish the job. Otherwise, why? But their aspirations are not always justified. Sometimes it…

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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

Fraud paintings: How artists have confused viewers for centuries
Optical illusions are not a new phenomenon, the first "illusionists" were ancient creators. With the development of painting, the skill of artists in creating fake paintings was also improved -…

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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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Ciphers, signs and self-portraits: How artists of the past signed their paintings
Not every masterpiece of painting contains the signature of the artist. There were reasons for this, both at the dawn of the Renaissance and in the modern era; they are…

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What paintings of Russian classics were banned from showing, and for what reason they fell out of favor with censors
We used to associate censorship prohibitions with forbidden books or films. But even in such a seemingly harmless genre of art as painting, artists could go against the ideological principles…

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