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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The Parable of the Prodigal Son
For many centuries, the Bible has been an inexhaustible source of inspiration for artists, poets, and writers. Without claiming to be innovative, we will see how the three great artists…

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Painting
Painting, a type of fine art, artwork, which is created using paints applied to any hard surface. Like other forms of art, painting performs ideological and cognitive tasks, and also…

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Freemasons such

Masonic symbols in plaster moldings and sculpture

The Brotherhood of Free Masons (Masons) is perhaps one of the most famous, ancient and mysterious secret societies in world history. Scientists still have not come to a consensus on the origin of Freemasonry. Most of them are inclined to the version connecting this fraternity with the ancient order of the Templars. Symbols of this secret society can be found in the works of famous masters of gypsum stucco molding and sculpture around the world, including Russia.

The influence of Freemasonry on plaster and sculptural art

A characteristic feature of Freemasonry is an allegorical expression of the principles of a secret brotherhood through symbols in art. Masons considered enlightenment and development of the spiritual values ​​of humanity as their goal. Given this, it becomes obvious why the smartest people in different Continue reading

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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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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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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What surprised Harbin Ice Sculpture Festival in 2020
For many people, winter is clearly associated with snowdrifts, New Year, Christmas tree, the smell of fresh needles, tangerines and cinnamon. But do you know what a real winter fairy…

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