Art Evaluation Criteria
The term "art", the definition of "art" can be attributed to a variety of objects - from prehistoric drawings on stones and ceramics to rubble household and industrial rubbish in…

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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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Monet Claude Oscar
Claude Oscar Monet was born in Paris on November 14, 1840. When the future artist was five years old, his family moved to the port city of Le Havre on…

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Winter landscape (Nature. Oil and pastel)

What serves as an inspiration to the artist? What drives the artist, forcing him to look for more and more new motives for creativity?

Levitan Isaac Ilyich. March It is no secret that any artist, as a spectator, falls under the influence and charm of his favorite artists. I. Levitan, creating the paintings “March”, “Big Water”, could not help but be inspired by the genius of A. Savrasov or F. Vasiliev. Even for the simple reason that he studied under Alexei Kondratievich and deeply respected his work. In other types of art – in literature, music, architecture – the creators also have their idols that inspire, customize, and nourish their work. To our great composer Georgy Sviridov time teachers were Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich. This is not about literally imitating creative handwriting, manner, superficial perception, but rather about meaning, about tasks in art. Thus, through the efforts of many generations of artists, the Continue reading

What did Napoleon do for the Louvre
The collection of the Louvre quickly increased due to paintings and sculptures confiscated during the revolution by the clergy and nobles. In addition, revolutionary France waged war with almost the…

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The greatest sculptors of the XIX century
The development of sculpture at the beginning of the XIX century is associated with a significant influence of neoclassicism on sculpture and art. Moreover, over the course of a century,…

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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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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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