How to choose the right frame for the picture?
Rule one and in fact the only thing, there are no rules for framing pictures. You do not need to choose a particular color in the picture so that it…

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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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Architecture
Architecture (lat. Architectura, from the Greek. Architekton - builder), architecture, a system of buildings and structures that form the spatial environment for the life and activities of people, as well…

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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 art was considered bourgeois. In the 1920s – 30s, handmade lace-making became one of Russia’s unique folk crafts.

In Tsarist Russia, there were 17 areas where lace was woven. Some of them, later, became crafts, in some lace weaving only for themselves. Continue reading

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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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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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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Manga
The great interest of people to manga can be explained by the simplicity and accessibility of the expression of artistic thought and ideological intent. Since the Japanese writing is complex…

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