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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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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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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Japanese masters

Landscape poetry

My lessons in art history are different. I give lectures to adults, and I try to talk more with the children, to play, to bring about “co-creation” in them. Especially fascinating for both parties are classes devoted to the landscape genre. The first lesson in landscape for first-graders (in an art school for first-graders 10-11 years old) is traditionally held – first you need to get acquainted with the features of the genre, its varieties, with the most famous Russian landscape painters. The real upbringing of feelings begins in the next lesson, which I call “The Poetry of Landscape”. Considering the landscape paintings, we will now try to poetically interpret the image. Continue reading

Art Evaluation Criteria
The term "art", the definition of "art" can be attributed to a variety of objects - from prehistoric drawings on stones and ceramics to the rubble of household and industrial…

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Empire
Empire (French empire - Empire from the Latin. Imperium - command, power) - artistic style, created in France at the beginning of the XIX century, in the era of the…

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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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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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