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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Expressionism
In the history of art, the term expressionism (from the Latin. Expressio - "expression") is applicable to a wide range of phenomena. And yet, as a definite trend in art,…

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Empire
Empire (French empire - Empire from the Latin. Imperium - command, power) - artistic style, created in France at the beginning of the XIX century, in the era of the…

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Empire

Empire (French empire – Empire from the Latin. Imperium – command, power) – artistic style, created in France at the beginning of the XIX century, in the era of the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte. The chronological framework of the original French “Empire Style” is limited to a very short period of time: from the end of the reign of the Directory (1799) or the year of Napoleon’s coronation (1804) to the restoration of the Bourbon dynasty (1815). The main elements of the Empire, gleaned from ancient art, were already contained in the classicism of Louis XVI (Neoclassicism) and were crystallized in the “Directory style”. However, Empire style is fundamentally different from Classicism. Continue reading

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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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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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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