Russian splint
Who and why called them “cheap” is not known. Maybe because the pictures were cut out on lime boards (they called the bast then), maybe because they were sold in…

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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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Impressionism
Impressionism (fr. Impressionisme, from impression - impression) - artistic style in the art of the last third of the XIX - early XX centuries, which had a great influence on…

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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 which was the desire of artists to oppose their creativity to the historicism and eclecticism of the art of the second half of the XIX century – hence the name. Therefore, the term “modern” should be distinguished from the general meaning of the word “modern” or “modern art”, as well as the term “modernism”, meaning all the most avant-garde, experimental and formalistic trends in the art of the 20th century. Continue reading

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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Ah, that strange word "Bonsai" ...
The word "bonsai" is translated from Japanese, literally means - (sai) - plant, (bon) - in a low container. Many consider the birthplace of bonsai Japan, and this, a very…

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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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