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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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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Children's creativity
Thinking about the future of their child, all parents make plans and want their children to grow up as geniuses. And, of course, all possible efforts are made to implement…

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Romanticism

Romanticism (French romantisme from Latin romanum Roman from Roma – Rome) is one of two, along with Classicism, the fundamental tendencies of artistic thinking. However, historically, they began to call this word a wide range of very different phenomena. At the end of the 18th century, everything unusual, fantastic, that which occurs “as in novels”, was called romantic or “romantic”. Romantic, sublime poetry was then considered the only worthy form of art. But there was another interpretation of the term: romantic – this is the art of Romanesque peoples, mainly medieval, which was opposed to classical, antique. The French word “roman” originally meant literary works not written in classical Latin, but in vulgar, folk dialects. Therefore, romantic art was first understood as the art of the Middle Ages, including the Renaissance, which did not stand out in a special era. The modern name “novel” is a drama for reading, more often a love story, the composition and style of which deviate from the classical rules. From here comes the word romance (French romance, art. French romanz). Continue reading

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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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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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…

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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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