What begins painting?
Teaching painting begins with the education of the ability to see. But isn't everyone seeing…

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RUSSIAN CLASSICS FROM THE CHELYABINSK MUSEUM OF ARTS
The restoration of the Chelyabinsk Art Gallery began in 1946; its second birth took place…

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A brief history of the landscape in painting
The first drawings that were made by man have been known since primitive times, and…

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artistic language

The most famous art galleries in the world

The National Art Gallery in London contains a unique collection of collections of English and Western European painting. The gallery is located on Trafalgar Square, in the heart of London. Here you can see masterpieces owned by Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian, Rubens, Canaletto, Dürer, Thomas Lawrence, William Hogarth and many other world-famous painters. The gallery also features portraits of the royal family, painted by the most famous masters of the 12th and 19th centuries. Continue reading

“Saint Sebastian” Titian

The painting “Saint Sebastian” by Titian is considered to be the pearl of the State Hermitage. Why does this work affect viewers so much? Who is depicted on it?
In the early Middle Ages, a legend arose about the native of the Roman city of Narbonne, Sebastian. Having been educated in Milan, he went in search of happiness to Rome. Thanks to his courage and honesty, the young man attracted the attention of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Deserving his favor, Sebastian received an appointment to the honorary position of chief of the first cohort of the Imperial Guard, but did not justify the confidence. For his hidden commitment to Christians, he was twice sentenced to death. Continue reading

“Portrait of Marshal G. K. Zhukov” by Pavel Korin

Artists see the world in different ways, each depicting what he sees in his own way, conveying the many colors of nature and unusual characters. And sometimes they dream to express even something abstract: the life of the human spirit. Pavel Dmitrievich Korin sought to “reflect the disobedient, proud spirit of our people.” And he painted landscapes of his native Palekh, portraits of people unknown and famous, never tired of searching in their destinies, manifestations of the “spirit of the people”. Among these works, a special place is occupied by the “Portrait of Marshal G. K. Zhukov”. And even the creation of the canvas is an instructive event. Continue reading

Mexican painting of the first half of the 20th century
In the 20th century, the art of Latin America, primarily Mexico, unexpectedly became one of…

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"Raft" Medusa "" Theodore Gericault
The artist Theodore Gericault, the founder of romanticism in France, became famous for a number…

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Panorama Petersburg "Alexei Zubov
There are works of art that vividly and fully express the social content of the…

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