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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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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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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visual impressions

Post-impressionism

From the end of XIX – beginning of XX centuries. various new trends in French painting came together under the name post-impressionism, which consciously opposed certain principles of impressionism.

Post-impressionism has increased interest in the philosophical and symbolic principles of art. Artists of this direction did not adhere only to visual impressions, but sought to freely and generally convey the materiality of the world, resorted to decorative stylization (P. Cezanne, Van Gogh, P. Gauguin). Post-impressionism includes the work of A. Toulouse-Lautrec, who depicted on his canvases the life of actors, circus performers, singers, dancers, regulars in cafes and bars. Paintings by J. Cera, P. Signac, some Continue reading

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 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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Sculptures of the louvre museum
For a millennium, the Parisian residence of the French kings has long been the richest collection of masterpieces of world art. It is impossible to view the museum’s exposition in…

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Rococo
Rococo (French rococo - artsy, bizarre from rocaille - rocky from roc - rock, cliff). Rococo is an original art style developed in the art of France in the first…

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