Symbols and symbolic meanings in the art of Anna Slonim
Painting is the world of the subconscious and somewhere even unconscious. The subconscious speaks to us with symbols, and with creative people, such as artists and artists, in particular. But…

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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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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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MODERN "NOT" ART
Is being an artist simple today? So maybe a child? Okay, let your child create what no one else has created! To be noticed, you must do something unique. But…

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endless variations of color

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, independent Ukraine) the gloomy Ukrainian genius lives – he stubbornly “does not fit into the framework” of systems and circumstances. Not because the eternal revolutionary in the literal sense of the word. Just so it turns out. Marchuk is different, “other”, he is a little “not from here”. Continue reading

Three palettes Eugene Tkachenko
Once the artist Nikolai Ge, who taught Lev Tolstoy’s daughter to painting, very simply explained things that seemed so complex at first glance. The girl asked how to distinguish a…

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Still life
The name of this genre can tell about what still life is, and it is very eloquent - in Italian, natura morta means “dead nature”. Creations of nature, once depicted…

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7 habits of successful artists
What makes some artists more successful than others? Talent, luck and hard work certainly play their part, but there are also specific habits that, as it turns out, are of…

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