Ufa Art Gallery
The Ufa Art Gallery is the main exhibition platform for artists from Bashkortostan. And not…

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“Denial of confession” by Ilya Repin
Repin wrote people turned into cattle, barge haulers pulling barges along the river. Dared to…

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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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world miniature

George Nyssky. Laconic and poetic landscapes of the 20th century.

Planes fly over the fields. The locomotives run along the paths. Ships and yachts cut the waves. The highway is calling for a way. And next to them quiet spruces sleep, the night sky hangs, the sunset path connects the shores of the harbor bay. Some pictures are romantic emotion. Others – lyrical softness, the most subtle shades of human experiences. If we consider the works of Nyssa in chronological order, then among the ones performed recently one can see those in which both these principles are closely intertwined and mutually penetrate. As a result, a completely new artistic image is created, sounding a wide epic poem about the Motherland. Continue reading

Yuon Konstantin Fedorovich – artist, decorator

Konstantin Fedorovich Yuon – a representative of the older generation of Soviet painters. His creative activity began in the pre-revolutionary years. And then the name Yuon-artist gained fame.
He belongs to the circle of those masters whose activities were a link between the Soviet artistic culture and Russian advanced pre-revolutionary art. Having absorbed the best traditions of the full-blooded Russian realism of the 19th century, Yuon entered Soviet art as an artist with a wide creative range, giving his people the talent of a painter, theatrical decorator and teacher, the inexhaustible energy of a public figure, his knowledge of an art historian and theorist. Continue reading

The art of miniature painting.

Miniature – in the visual arts a small picture of a thorough and elegant finish, with a subtle overlay of colors. Miniatures on paper, on porcelain, on bone, stone, wood, metal, watercolor miniatures, sculptural and graphic, carved, relief works of small forms. A special type of miniature is painting with varnish, oil or tempera on the surface of small lacquerware. In the art of miniatures there are various schools and directions. Continue reading

"Saint Sebastian" Titian
The painting “Saint Sebastian” by Titian is considered to be the pearl of the State…

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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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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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