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

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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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“Portrait of Marshal G. K. Zhukov” by Pavel Korin
Artists see the world in different ways, each depicting what he sees in his own…

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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

“The Adoration of the Magi” by Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci

In March 1481, the monks of the Florentine monastery of San Donato a Scopetto turned to the notary Pietro of Vinci with a request to find an artist who could write an altar picture for the cathedral. Pietro immediately offered the services of his son Leonardo, who recently graduated from Verrocchio. At the same time the contract was concluded, where the working conditions were determined. The artist was given the task of painting a 2.5×2.5 m size in oil on a blackboard in two – two and a half years. Continue reading

Panorama Petersburg “Alexei Zubov

There are works of art that vividly and fully express the social content of the historical period in the life of the country. They are rare, but precisely because they rise in a series of phenomena of artistic culture. One of them is the engraving “Panorama of Petersburg” (1716) by Aleksey Fedorovich Zubov, expressing the spirit of Peter’s transformations. Continue reading

The greatest museums of the world
1. Parisian Louvre Without a doubt, the most famous museum in the world, the Louvre…

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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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HISTORY OF ONE PICTURE
A bright representative of the "Moscow school of painting", since 1895 a member of the…

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