Gothic
The Gothic style is an artistic style that was the final stage in the development of the Middle Ages of art of the countries of Western, Central and partially Eastern…

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Types of ornament
Throughout the history of art can meet various types of ornament. Every nation, and sometimes even its individual part, may have its own ornament. The motifs of the ornament can…

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Pictures of the Escaping World - Ukiyo-e
Originality is the main feature of the Japanese ukiyo-e engraving. Not having analogies in the art of other countries of the Far East, this system formed the basis for the…

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Cubism

Cubism – (French. Cubisme, from cube – cyb) directed in the first century of the XX century. The plastic language of kibism is based on the deflection and decomposition of the subjects on the geometry, the plastic shift of the form.

Many Russian artists passed through the Kibism, often joining his principles with the help of other modern dispatches.

The emergence of Cubism is attributed to 1907, when P. Picasso painted the picture Avignon Girls (Museum of Modern Art, New York), unusual for its acute grotesque: deformed, coarse figures are depicted here without any light and shade elements, as a combination of on the volume plane. Continue reading

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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Pop Art
Pop art (English pop-art, from popular art to public art) is a trend that took shape first in modern art and then in various spheres of popular culture of the…

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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…

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Old Russian ornament
I think many will agree with me that the ornament, like any other folk art, is a reflection of the culture, customs, and foundations of its time. Ornamental art, in…

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