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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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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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 and not unambiguous, the distribution and general popularity of manga is very logical. What is manga?

Manga is a special kind of Japanese art, in other words, these are stories in pictures called comics. The word “manga” was invented by the Japanese artist Hokusai Katsushika. In order to describe his drawings, he used two words: “man” – funny, and “ha” – pictures. Continue reading

Post-impressionism

Since the end of XIX – early XX centuries. a variety of new trends in French painting united under the name of post-impressionism, which deliberately opposed some of the principles of impressionism.

Post-impressionism increased interest in the philosophical and symbolic principles of art. The artists of this trend did not adhere only to visual impressions, but sought to convey the materiality of the world freely and in a general way, they resorted to decorative stylization (P. Cezanne, Van Gogh, P. Gauguin). The creative work of A. Toulouse-Lautrec, which depicted the life of actors, circus performers, singers, dancers, cafés and barmen’s regulars, belongs to post-impressionism. Paintings J. Seurat, P. Signac, some canvases by K. Pissarro, written in separate strokes – pointillism is also referred to as post-impressionism. Continue reading

Movie

Cinema art, a kind of art, whose works are created by filming real, specially staged or recreated by means of animated events of reality.

The cinema art synthesizes the aesthetic properties of literature, theatrical and visual arts, music on the basis of inherent only expressive means, of which the main is the photographic nature of the image, which allows to recreate any pictures of reality with utmost certainty, and editing. The mobility of the camera and the variety of optics used in the filming make it possible to present in the frame huge spaces and large masses of people (general plan), small groups of people in their interrelations (medium plan), human portrait or individual detail (close-up). 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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Useful habits for novice artists
We all know that it is much easier to acquire habits than to get rid of them. Hence, the acquisition of good habits will not allow you to appear harmful,…

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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…

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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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