Baroque
Baroque - (Portuguese. Baroco - freaky, bad, wrong, spoiled). The term "baroque" has many meanings in the history of art. Among them are narrower, to indicate artistic styles in the…

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Mannerism
Mannerism (Italian: Manierismo - pretentiousness, mannerism from maniera - reception, method) - a name that conventionally indicates stylistic tendencies, as well as a certain stage in the development of European,…

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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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Types of Ornament

Throughout the history of art, you can find various types of ornaments. Each nation, and sometimes even its individual part, may have its own ornament.

The motives of the ornament can be from various areas and spheres, for example, from geometry, fauna, flora; they can be outlines of the human body or surrounding objects. The motif in the ornament is part of it, its main element. The motive may consist of one element or of many, designed in a single whole.

Most often, the masters themselves created ornamental motifs for their works. Often, artists were able to create new Continue reading

Prehistoric and Neolithic sculpture
Any chronological account of the origin and evolution of a sculpture should occupy several volumes, if not a whole library, respectively, its summary means that most of the historical facts…

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Modern
Modern - (French moderne from Latin modemus - new, modern) - the period of development of European art at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries, the main content of which…

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Sculpture
Sculpture (lat. Sculptura, from sculpo - carve, cut), sculpture, plastic (Greek plastike, from plasso - sculpt), a form of fine art based on the principle of a three-dimensional, physically three-dimensional…

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Picasso Pablo
Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous creators of the XX century. His name becomes a synonym for a whole artistic direction, and his personality not only captivates people…

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