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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Classicism
Unlike classics, classicism is not a qualitative, but a functional concept; it expresses a certain tendency of artistic thinking, based on the desire for simplicity, clarity, rationality, and the consistency…

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artistic generalization

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 be from different areas and spheres, for example from geometry, fauna, flora; they may be the outlines of the human body or surrounding objects. The motive in the ornament is its part, its main element. The motive can consist of one element or of many, decorated in a single whole. Continue reading

Theater

Theater (from the Greek. Theatron – a place for shows; sight), a kind of art. Theater is a form of social consciousness, it is inseparable from the life of the people, their national history and culture. The theater usually achieves artistic growth when, penetrating the advanced ideas of the epoch, it fights for humanistic ideals and deeply and truthfully reveals the complexity of the inner world of a person, his aspirations.

Artistic reflection of life, the approval of certain ideas, worldview, ideology is performed in the theater through a dramatic act performed by the actors in front of the audience. Continue reading

Theater
Theater (from the Greek. Theatron - a place for shows; sight), a kind of art. Theater is a form of social consciousness, it is inseparable from the life of the…

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Decorative and applied arts
Decorative art (from the Latin. Decoro "decorating") - a section of art, which includes a fairly large number of industries, it is one of the most important areas of folk…

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Romanesque art
Romanesque art, the style of architecture and other branches of art that originated in Western Europe in the 10th century. The term “Romanesque” (French Romanesque, Spanish romanico, German Romanic from…

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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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