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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Landscape in quotes: Olga Bezhina's paradox painting
In the history of art there are many examples of self-restraint. Offhand, I recall the association of writers and mathematicians ULIPO, one of whose participants, Georges Perec, wrote the novel…

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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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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 means red paint (cinnabar, minium), which was used in the old days, making out handwritten books when decorating them with headpieces and illustrations. These elements were made with gouache, watercolors, and also used gold leaf. The miniature in books acquired great popularity in the countries of Western Europe and in the Byzantine Empire during the Middle Ages. Continue reading

6 useful tips on how to promote your art
If you are an artist, simply creating art is not enough: you need to promote it intensively. Your artistic path may lie in the need to create and leave your…

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Artistic process
How does an artist work? Usually he answers this question - “this is a great mystery”. Kandinsky scoffed at the Impressionists, who were proud that they could not explain what…

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How to buy your first work of art
The world of art can be intimidating. It seems that everyone understands what is happening, except for you. And this may make it difficult to purchase the first work of…

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Artistic process
How does an artist work? Usually he answers this question - “this is a great mystery”. Kandinsky scoffed at the Impressionists, who were proud that they could not explain what…

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