Expressionism
At the beginning of the 20th century, expressionism became a new trend in art, its homeland was Central Europe, and the name was taken from the Latin word expressio -…

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To be an artist: 10 things that art teachers are silent about
What you need to know the future artist: can I make a living with creativity? The answer to this question is more complicated than you think. There are many misconceptions…

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Still life
The name of this genre can tell about what still life is, and it is very eloquent - in Italian, natura morta means “dead nature”. Creations of nature, once depicted…

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Star Dong Hao

At the end of 2016, the population of mainland China alone was 1,382,494,824 inhabitants. And all these people, from small to large, plus a large diaspora, know and selflessly love one person – Dong Hao (Chinese: 浩; pinyin: Dǒng Hào). We in our West would compare Mr. Hao with the “Titan of the Renaissance,” so many talents he has alone, and so vividly they appear. But the “dao” of Dong is, nevertheless, purely Chinese: even his biography itself, it seems, can serve as an illustration of the cultural canon of Celestial. Continue reading

Edward Hopper Loneliness in a big city
For most Europeans, the art of Edward Hopper (Edward Hopper) confirms their peculiar image of America, which, in turn, manifests itself in scenes depicting the artist, characterized by a double-code:…

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Russian-American artist
I got acquainted with the Russian-American artist, Anna Slonim, twelve years ago, it can be said quite by accident. At that time, I was in Moscow, where I had about…

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5 places to sell art online
For a long time no one is surprised by the sale of goods and services on the Internet. Here you can buy and sell almost everything. And works of art…

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Sorry for 12 million
Unusual work found its buyer at an auction held in Moscow by the auction house “12th chair”. A white canvas with the word “Sorry” written in large letters and the…

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