Creativity

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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Stars in a row - and other ugliness
Pavlovka Gallery is one of the most unusual art places in the capital today. And, perhaps, the most remarkable. Occupying a room painted in coal black color (more recently it…

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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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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 mark on the world. However, this does not help to present your work to the art community. The key to success is to make sure that your art reaches the right audience and potential buyers. Unless you make an effort, no one can tell you how much he likes your work or buy it. Continue reading

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 world. Although the traditional system of galleries still exists, they no longer control everything as before. Now collaborating with a gallery is not necessarily the best option for artists. Despite this, many creative people continue to seek their patronage. They do not realize that now almost everything that galleries do for them can do … and more. Continue reading

Creativity Sivoplyasova

To talk about the creative legend of Yevgeny Sivoplyasov turned out, you need to arm, above all, a sense of doubt. Perhaps the most important human feeling, without which any encounter with someone’s skill would end in an accident of self-confident misunderstanding due to the inability to see: what is hidden behind the display in the pupil? One on one with the pictures of Sivoplyasov, you realize this especially clearly. Continue reading

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 publicly at exhibitions, art fairs, charity events, and so on. Of course, the Internet occupies a significant place, but face-to-face meetings remain incredibly important. The following tips are designed to help any artist maximize the potential for positive results in individual interaction with potential buyers: Continue reading

Why does an artist need his own website?
In the major cities and “cultural capitals” of the world there are many art salons and galleries where artists and art lovers meet face to face. There you can easily…

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What should an artist do in the Internet era?
The Internet makes life easier, no doubt. Social networks provide you with ample opportunities not only to show your art to the world, but to find a buyer for your…

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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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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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