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

Continue reading →

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

...

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

...

technical school

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

What begins painting?

Teaching painting begins with the education of the ability to see. But isn’t everyone seeing the same? Naturally, people without visual defects, in the physical sense, see the same. However, you can watch and not see.
N. P. Krymov tells how M. A. Vrubel was returning from a walk in Abramtsevo. It was dusk, the moon was rising. And he came across an old mossy birch stump. Vrubel’s companions passed by, and on the very next day he began and ended his famous “Pan” soon. Continue reading

HISTORY OF ONE PICTURE

A bright representative of the “Moscow school of painting”, since 1895 a member of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (TPCM), A.M. Korin equally fully expressed himself in different genres: in a household picture, portrait, landscape, he enthusiastically worked on book illustration, participated in the restoration of churches and temples throughout Russia and abroad. Continue reading

Yuon Konstantin Fedorovich - artist, decorator
Konstantin Fedorovich Yuon - a representative of the older generation of Soviet painters. His creative…

...

Vasily Polenov: “I love the Gospel narration immensely ...”
Creating a cycle of paintings "From the Life of Christ" Polenov considered "the main work…

...

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

...