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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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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Gothic ornament
Gothic ornament is very diverse and symbolic. It uses transformed ancient and Byzantine motifs, along with new themes. A characteristic feature of the Gothic ornament are rectilinear geometric forms, forms…

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Expressionism

In the history of art, the term expressionism (from the Latin. Expressio – “expression”) is applicable to a wide range of phenomena. And yet, as a definite trend in art, expressionism unites primarily the work of a group of artists who worked in Germany before the First World War.

Since the end of the XIX century. in German culture there was a special view on the work of art. It was believed that it should carry in itself only the will of the creator, to be created “by internal necessity,” which does not need comments and excuses. At the same time there was a reassessment of aesthetic values. Continue reading

Cubofuturism

Cubofuturism is a literary and artistic movement in Russia in the 1910s. It was the Russian version of European futurism. His influence was experienced by KS. Malevich, V.E. Tatlin, P.N. Filonov, M.F. Larionov, N.S. Goncharova, L.S. Popova, A.V. Lentulov.

In it, the cubist decomposition of forms, learned from the creative method formulated by Picasso and Braque, was combined with artistic techniques of another European trend in art – futurism. Continue reading

How to choose a quality brush?

Any brush consists of three main parts: the hair bundle, metal clip and wooden handle.

Metal clip. Metal clips quality brushes seamless, made of copper or brass, can be coated with chrome or nickel. Clip brush should be tightly filled with hairs and firmly cover the handle around the circumference. The hair bundle is glued to the handle to give the brush greater strength, but the adhesive should not reach the upper end of the clip. This leads to the need to use longer hairs so that the brush can be rotated to the desired degree during work. Continue reading

Romanticism
Romanticism (French romantisme from the Latin. Roman romanum from Roma - Rome) is one of two, along with Classicism, the fundamental tendencies of artistic thinking. However, historically, this word has…

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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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Pop Art
Pop art (English pop-art, from popular art to public art) is a trend that took shape first in modern art and then in various spheres of popular culture of the…

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Modernism
Modernism (from the French moderne modern), the general name of the directions of art and literature of the late 19th and 20th centuries. In a broad sense, it embraces cubism,…

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