"Raft" Medusa "" Theodore Gericault
The artist Theodore Gericault, the founder of romanticism in France, became famous for a number…

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40 interesting facts from the lives of great artists
Salvador Dali believed that he was the reincarnation of his deceased brother. In each of…

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

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artistic traditions

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

Evgeny Pasternak

In 1901, the Luxembourg Museum in Paris ordered the five most famous artists, among whom was Pasternak, to paint one painting from Russian life. Pasternak wrote the famous pastel “Tolstoy with his family” in the evening light. Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, seeing it at the exhibition “World of Art”, decided to purchase it for the Museum of Alexander III (now the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg). Continue reading

P.M. Tretyakov and his portrait gallery

Conceived as a “gallery in a gallery”, the portrait gallery of Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832–1898) is a significant artistic phenomenon of the national culture of the second half of the 19th century. None of the researchers who wrote about the collection activities of the founder of the gallery, did not overlook the collection of portraits, and could not get around. Continue reading

Interesting facts about painting and artists
[caption id="attachment_55" align="alignleft" width="232"] http://vangogh-vincent.ru[/caption] Different types of oils are used as a base for…

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The most famous art galleries in the world
The National Art Gallery in London contains a unique collection of collections of English and…

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40 interesting facts from the lives of great artists
Salvador Dali believed that he was the reincarnation of his deceased brother. In each of…

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