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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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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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…

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Angelica Kaufmann

Angelik Kaufman

Angelik Kaufman, a German artist of the 18th century can be safely put on a par with the most famous representatives of classicism. Now her name is not very well known to the general public, but at one time she was a very famous artist. “My portrait for one friend was made by an exceptional person, one German artist. She is very strong in portraits … Her name is Angelica Kaufmann,” the famous German historian, Winkelmann, spoke of her.
To order her a portrait was considered prestigious, among her customers were Potemkin’s niece, the famous beauty Countess Skavronskaya, and Emperor Paul I with his wife, and even Catherine II. Who is she, a woman, in the 18th century, when women were destined, as they used to say in Germany, “cuisine, church, children”, accepted into the ranks of the most prestigious art academies of that time? On the self- Continue reading

Ornament of primitive peoples
People have long sought to decorate their homes and household items. Archaeologists, so far, find various confirmations of the existence of the art world of different eras. These confirmations are…

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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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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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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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