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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How to buy your first work of art
The world of art can be intimidating. It seems that everyone understands what is happening, except for you. And this may make it difficult to purchase the first work of…

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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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Dear David Hockney
David Hockney - 81-year-old British painter, who recently became the most expensive artist of our contemporaries. An anonymous buyer paid $ 90.3 million at Christie’s for his work “Portrait of…

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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 work, to give the opportunity to sell pictures on the Internet. But first you have to work a little on the use of the new opportunities.

It is very important to competently create an attractive page and online profile. Your profile is your face on the Internet. The information contained in it should be fairly complete, current, regularly updated. Visitors to a profile or page without a long search should be clear what you do and what you offer. Continue reading

How to create art, really interesting to people
Each artist lives a small critic. This critic observes over the shoulder of the painter when he begins his canvas. He is where the sculptor draws fresh clay. He asks…

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"Cultural trend" presented an art project "Genesis" in Rome
From November 8 to 11, the international art project Genesis took place in the Palazzo Velli Gallery in Rome. It was organized by Cultural Trend, a Ukrainian magazine about the…

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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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