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

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

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

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Masterpieces of Venetian painting

It is enough to recall the names of Giorgione and Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto, and it becomes clear what a bright and beautiful page in the art of the Renaissance was the painting of Venice. In a politically fragmented Italy, each city was an independent state, and its artistic culture had a special character, its own unique features. Historical destinies, social structure, natural conditions, way of life, everyday and cultural traditions determined the originality of the art of a particular center. 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

“Portrait of Marshal G. K. Zhukov” by Pavel Korin

Artists see the world in different ways, each depicting what he sees in his own way, conveying the many colors of nature and unusual characters. And sometimes they dream to express even something abstract: the life of the human spirit. Pavel Dmitrievich Korin sought to “reflect the disobedient, proud spirit of our people.” And he painted landscapes of his native Palekh, portraits of people unknown and famous, never tired of searching in their destinies, manifestations of the “spirit of the people”. Among these works, a special place is occupied by the “Portrait of Marshal G. K. Zhukov”. And even the creation of the canvas is an instructive event. Continue reading

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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Masterpieces of Venetian painting
It is enough to recall the names of Giorgione and Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto, and…

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Funny facts about the paintings of famous artists
Picture “Boat” upside down - A memorable event happened in December 1961. It overwhelmed the…

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