Hermitage sculpture
Visitors to the State Hermitage have a unique opportunity to see the best plastic samples created by masters for the entire time that intelligent life on Earth has existed. Perhaps…

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What is your strength, Amulet?
Since ancient times, trying to protect themselves, people endowed various objects with mystical, supernatural properties. Various amulets, talismans, amulets from ancient times could have different meanings, but they all had…

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Pop Art
Pop art (popular art from popular art) is a trend that developed first in modernist fine art, and then in various areas of mass culture of the 20th century. Pop…

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magnificent temples

Plaster stucco on the marine theme

At all times, magnificent temples and palaces were erected dedicated to the sea and the noble profession of sailors. Such architectural monuments can be found in Russia, in the countries of Europe, the United States of America and the African Republics. In our country, the Sea Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and the numerous Lighthouse Temples on the Black Sea coast can be considered examples of such monuments. These buildings are traditionally richly decorated with gypsum stucco and a sculpture on the marine theme.

Gypsum maritime symbols

To create a special marine atmosphere, sculptors use special symbols that create associations with fascinating sea voyages, magnificent ships and inhabitants of the deep ocean. Embodied in gypsum, such Continue reading

Renaissance sculpture
Sculpture, as one of the oldest forms of art, changes with people and time. And sculptures of the Renaissance are no exception. What do we know about the Renaissance or,…

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National Gallery, London, England
In England, as every more or less stubborn student knows, the oldest constitutional monarchy. Therefore, it is customary to think that there, especially in former times, nothing was done without…

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What is your strength, Amulet?
Since ancient times, trying to protect themselves, people endowed various objects with mystical, supernatural properties. Various amulets, talismans, amulets from ancient times could have different meanings, but they all had…

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Plaster stucco on the marine theme
At all times, magnificent temples and palaces were erected dedicated to the sea and the noble profession of sailors. Such architectural monuments can be found in Russia, in the countries…

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