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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Music
Music (from the Greek. Musike, literally - the art of music), an art form that reflects reality and affects a person through meaningful and specially organized sound sequences, consisting mainly…

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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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Knitting

Knitting has been around for a long time. Scotland and Scandinavian countries are considered to be his birthplace, although some sources claim that knitting began to exist in ancient Egypt. In those days, in Scotland, knitting was considered a purely masculine occupation and consisted in the art of knitting knots. This exercise was given a magical meaning. It was believed that knitting, besides the fact that it was a trade, can contribute either to patronage or to the wrath of the gods. Continue reading

Surrealism
Surrealism (from French surrealisme - literally over realism) is a trend in modern bourgeois art, which originated in the early 20s in France. As a characteristic expression of the crisis…

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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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Mannerism
Mannerism (Italian. Manierismo - pretentiousness, mannerism from maniera - method, method) - the name conventionally denoting stylistic trends, as well as a certain stage in the development of European, mainly…

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Baroque
Baroque - (Portuguese. Baroco - freaky, bad, wrong, spoiled). The term “baroque” has many meanings in the history of art. Among them are narrower, to designate artistic styles in the…

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