P.M. Tretyakov and his portrait gallery
Conceived as a “gallery in a gallery”, the portrait gallery of Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832–1898)…

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Masterpieces of Russian graphics from the collection of the State Historical Museum in the Tretyakov Gallery
The graphic collection of the Historical Museum (GIM) is extensive and diverse. It allows you…

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V. Surikov. "Boyary Morozov."
Vasily Ivanovich Surikov is a great Russian historical painter, but all he has to say…

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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 the most significant phenomena of world culture. The dramatic history of this country is replete with brutal conquests, murders, merciless oppression of the masses – from the invasion of the warlike Aztec people, who later created a formidable state in Central Mexico, in the XII century.
In the first half of the 16th century, Mexico was conquered by the Spanish conquerors conquerors, they destroyed the ancient civilization that developed here, spread Christianity with fire and sword, and turned the Indians into slaves. Continue reading

Nikolai Chernyshev and the Makovets Society
According to the artist’s testimony, the creation of the Makovets society in Moscow in 1921…

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The most famous art galleries in the world
The National Art Gallery in London contains a unique collection of collections of English and…

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The Unknown by Ivan Kramskoy
At the end of the 1860s, at the time of the founding of the Association…

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