How to sell art directly
Over the course of a career, any artist has all the opportunities to sell his art directly to collectors or other interested buyers - either privately in their studios or…

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Miniature
The story of what constitutes a miniature, you can start with the memories of learned Latin. The term miniature dates back to the word from the Latin minium - which…

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Stranger in a foreign country
Ivan Marchuk is an artist whose motto could well be biblical lines about "a stranger in a foreign country." At whatever time and in which country (USSR, USA, Australia, Canada,…

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Three palettes Eugene Tkachenko

Once the artist Nikolai Ge, who taught Lev Tolstoy’s daughter to painting, very simply explained things that seemed so complex at first glance. The girl asked how to distinguish a true masterpiece from a picture not worth attention. And the master said that strong feelings should flare up between the viewer and the picture. Of course, one cannot discount the level of the viewer’s perception, preparation, his ability to feel and let the emotional state of another person pass through him. Continue reading

"... and return to love". Louisa Belozerova on Anthony of the Nepogozhny
... And return to love. Memory loves salutes. The dry shots are empty at the cemetery ... Artillery volleys for parting with those who were strong and powerful in the…

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Artist without gallery: myth or reality
Since the advent of the Internet for artists, a lot has changed. First of all, they now have much more opportunities to tell about themselves and their art to the…

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Minimalism
What is minimalism? Perhaps we can say that this is an art that seeks to escape from itself. The time of his birth is the 1960s, and the place is…

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"Lady with an Ermine" by Leonardo da Vinci, or Oda Painting
The world, according to Leonardo, is known through the senses, and the eye is the master of the senses, therefore painting is the queen of art. Such reasoning is evidence…

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