Landscape
The earliest hints of landscape are already visible on the Neolithic rock paintings left by ancient people who lived where the sands of the Sahara desert are now located, but…

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Who are the main players in the art market?
Who collects art? What are their roles? How do they find works? Answers to these simple questions give an idea of ​​how the world of art works - about traveling…

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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…

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What pictures are really beautiful?

As Ernst Gombrich successfully noted, Art with a capital letter And it became for us a kind of fetish. You can criticize the artist, telling him that his work is not “Art”, but something else. Or, for example, to say that the robot is not bad in its own way, but this is not “Art” at all. Easy to criticize, hard to create.

Of course, there is nothing wrong with the fact that we like some particular sculpture or painting. Someone loves landscapes, because, for example, they remind of native places where this person grew up. Someone likes the portrait, as he reminds him of a friend or a loved one. Continue reading

Country of the sun. Artist Yevgeny Tkachenko
Yevgeny Tkachenko is one of the artists of the socialist realism era who experienced the social and aesthetic upsurge of the sixties, with such vivid power that captured the atmosphere…

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Success story
How to enter the history of modern art, if you are not yet 30? Perhaps someone will be inspired by the example of Israeli artist Amit Shimoni. He simply invented…

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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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