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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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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Jazefa Mehofffer's "Wonderful Garden"
The picture is filled with the sun, full of bright colors of the summer, with joy and carelessness, it's hard to tear your eyes: the longer you look, the more…

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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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appear at a distance

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 La Disparition (1969) without the most frequent French letter “e”. The minimalist artist Saul Levitt called the cube the basic unit of his creativity, and Jackson Pollock, the leader of abstract expressionism, sprayed paint from his brushes onto a huge canvas on the floor. Continue reading

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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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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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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