Decorative and applied arts
Decorative art (from the Latin. Decoro "decorating") - a section of art, which includes a fairly large number of industries, it is one of the most important areas of folk…

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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 the rubble of household and industrial…

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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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Gothic ornament

Gothic ornament is very diverse and symbolic. It uses transformed ancient and Byzantine motifs, along with new themes.

A characteristic feature of the Gothic ornament are rectilinear geometric forms, forms in the form of a pointed arch, spherical triangles and quadrangles, floral ornament: leaves of grapes, burdock, oak, ivy, clover, roses, etc. Very often you can find the image of the trefoil and double leaf. Later, images of prickly plants begin to appear: blackthorn, thistle, fern and others.

The art of Gothic ornamentation is very closely associated with sculpture. In sculpture, floral ornamental motifs are often used. The idea of ​​using the motives of real flora in gothic decor becomes a kind of law. Continue reading

Graphics
Graphics is a type of visual art. It can be divided into three types: - monumental - is closely connected with the architectural ensemble, for example, a poster (monumental printed…

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What is your power, Amulet?
Since ancient times, trying to protect themselves, people endowed various objects with mystical, supernatural properties. Different charms, talismans, amulets have long had different meanings, but they all had one function…

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Artists miracles
Despite the fact that we are all so different, we live in different places, and speak different languages, and play different games, all over the world, at all times children…

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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…

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