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

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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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Syrian landscapes
Most of the landscape compositions by Syrian artists are devoted to old Damascus and the…

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V. Surikov. “Boyary Morozov.”

Vasily Ivanovich Surikov is a great Russian historical painter, but all he has to say about him is not enough: the national genius embodied in the art of Surikov. The value of his work is not immediately realized, but only with the passage of life, when a person gains experience, knowledge, develops his mind, develops spiritual wisdom in himself. Comprehension of the art of Surikov is as joyful and difficult as comprehension of Pushkin’s poetry.
Among the paintings of the master “Boyaryn Morozov” is perhaps the most important place. Continue reading

Nikolai Chernyshev and the Makovets Society

According to the artist’s testimony, the creation of the Makovets society in Moscow in 1921 (the initial name is “Art is life”) played a decisive role in its creative development. The activities of “Makovts” in the artistic life of the 1920s are associated primarily with Vasily Chekrygin. As for Chernyshev, he not only supported all the organizational initiatives of the group, as evidenced by the archive materials and diary entries of Nikolai Mikhailovich, which are kept in the artist’s family. It can be called one of the main “chroniclers” of society from the moment of its inception and until the time when it ceased to exist. Continue reading

RUSSIAN ART OF THE XIX TH – THE BEGINNING OF THE XX TH CENTURY in the Serpukhov Historical and Art Museum

The nationalized collection of Marayeva became the basis of the collection of the Serpukhov Museum, which began to be created in 1918. The section of Russian art of the XIX century was mainly formed in the 1920s on the basis of private collections. As a result, it included many monuments of salon and late academic painting: high-tech, spectacular, designed for immediate success with a wealthy public. Continue reading

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

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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…

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The art of miniature painting.
Miniature - in the visual arts a small picture of a thorough and elegant finish,…

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