Evgeny Viktorovich Vuchetich. Soviet sculpture.
In the center of Berlin, in Treptow Park, where the fraternal cemetery of soldiers of…

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"The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis" by Rembrandt
A prominent place in Rembrandt’s painting is taken by the painting “The Claudius Civilis Conspiracy”,…

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"Portrait of Peter I" by Mikhail Lomonosov
In one of the Hermitage halls, mosaic works created by the great Russian scientist and…

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of examples

Bouquet for Madonna

Deserved recognition M.I. Scotty brought canvases of historical content. Nowadays, the Prince of Pozharsky and Minin painting (1850, Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum) has gained special fame. Scotty’s works are kept in the Tretyakov Gallery and the Russian Museum, in Russian museum collections (Petrozavodsk, Irkutsk) and from private owners. Why is the artist forgotten? In Soviet times, knowledge of masters with a foreign name was not welcome. In addition, a significant part of the artistic heritage of Scotty are icons for Orthodox churches, many of which were destroyed. Continue reading

Arts of Russia Tretyakov Gallery

Among the art museums of the national art of Russia, the Tretyakov Gallery occupies
special place. It can rightly be considered the first and in time of creation, and by role in the history of the national
self-awareness, if you trace this story to the brightest and at the same time typically
Russian phenomena of national culture, have earned worldwide recognition. Continue reading

Funny facts about the paintings of famous artists

Picture “Boat” upside down – A memorable event happened in December 1961. It overwhelmed the Museum of Modern Art, located in New York.
And all that was interesting was that the masterpiece of Matisse under the usual name “Boat” was finally hanged in the correct position, although earlier it was upside down. The funny thing is that this is not the last interesting event, which is associated with paintings of famous people
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Syrian landscapes
Most of the landscape compositions by Syrian artists are devoted to old Damascus and the…

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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…

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Policy for art
Jewelry, an icon, a favorite picture, an engraving and a clock of grandfather - these…

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