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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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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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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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 – “expression”. The term coined by a connoisseur of art from the Czech Republic Antonin Mateychik. And this name itself was fully justified: expressionist artists once did not express themselves … The expressionist artist does not so much depict the surrounding reality, as it expresses the emotional background of the plot. Continue reading

Is design becoming politics?
Became known longlist out of 60 nominees for the Beazley Design of the Year Award - the leading award in the design world. The exhibition of entries will be held…

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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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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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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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