The art of weaving lace
The art of lace making arouses interest for a long time and has a rich history. It flourished in the Middle Ages. And under the Soviet regime in Russia, this…

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Tattoo history
The history of the tattoo has its roots in the distant past. The most ancient tattoos were discovered during excavations of the Egyptian pyramids. However, there is no evidence that…

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Suprematism
Suprematism is the direction of non-objective art, invented by KS Malevich. Russian and Western European researchers often derive it from the French word supreme, while the term is actually derived…

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animals

I’m a cat, mother of life

Nowhere is the cat revered as in Egypt. The complex metaphorical sense that world mythology endowed the image of this beautiful intelligent animal, the Egyptians reduced to positive, pleasing to the human consciousness concepts – such as good, home, fun, love, motherhood, fertility, defensive forces.

In ancient Egypt, there was a very significant cult of the goddess – the cat Bastet (Bast), which was also considered the personification of the sun and moonlight. Goddess depicted as a maiden with a cat’s head or in the form of a lioness. Bastet was considered the daughter of Osiris and Isis. Continue reading

Classicism
Unlike classics, classicism is not a qualitative, but a functional concept; it expresses a certain tendency of artistic thinking, based on the desire for simplicity, clarity, rationality, and the consistency…

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

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Modern
Modern - (French moderne from the Latin. Modemus - new, modern) - the period of development of European art at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries, the main content of…

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Movie
Cinema art, a kind of art, whose works are created by filming real, specially staged or recreated by means of animated events of reality. The cinema art synthesizes the aesthetic…

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