Abstractionism
The tendency of the separation of art from the image of reality received a logical conclusion in the works of abstract artists. Their work was distinguished by a complete lack…

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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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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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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 one function – to protect and protect a person.

An amulet was considered an object, which was attributed to the miraculous ability to protect the owner from disasters, illness and “evil spells.” The amulet was credited with the magical ability to protect or protect people and animals, especially the warrior and his horse, home and utensils, tools and weapons from evil demons and envious people. Amulets could be protective and prosperous, signs or objects, such as semiprecious and precious stones. Amulets were worn as ornaments on the neck, on the fingers or on the hand, sewn to clothes. Clay amulets, made in the form of masks, were hung in houses and workshops. Amulets could even make up part of the clothes, for example, a bull in Etruria, which later in the form of a golden capsule was worn by Roman boys until adolescence.

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Graphics
Graphics is a type of fine art. It can be divided into three types: - monumental - is closely connected with the architectural ensemble, for example, a poster (monumental printed…

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Useful habits for aspiring artists
We all know that acquiring habits is much easier than getting rid of them. This means that acquiring useful habits will not allow you to appear harmful, eliminating the need…

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Contemporary sculptural art embodied in the best works of MoMA
Classical styles in gypsum stucco and sculpture do not lose their relevance to this day. Refined elements of baroque and neoclassicism still adorn luxurious mansions and the most ordinary apartments.…

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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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