Articles

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin: Synthetic Vision

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin: Synthetic Vision

February 15, 2016

There is a type of artists, whose legacy, despite being deeply national, embodies the highest achievements of European fine […]

Auguste Rodin: Embodied Passion

Auguste Rodin: Embodied Passion

February 14, 2016

We would like to celebrate this special day – St. Valentine’s Day – with a selection of the works by […]

William Blake: Unrecognised Genius

William Blake: Unrecognised Genius

February 12, 2016

Sadly but History of art is full of personalities who were deprived of the appreciation they deserved during […]

The birth of Photography: William Talbot

The birth of Photography: William Talbot

February 11, 2016

William Henry Fox Talbot, English inventor of photographic processes, was bon on this day in 1800. A man […]

David Emitt Adams: Conversation with History

David Emitt Adams: Conversation with History

February 7, 2016

In one of his recent series, “Conversation with History”, American photographer David Emitt Adams takes photos of the landscape […]

Fauvist art of Othon Friesz

Fauvist art of Othon Friesz

February 6, 2016

On this day in 1879 a great French painter Othon Friesz was born in Le Havre, France. His father […]

Art Word: Stucco

Art Word: Stucco

February 5, 2016

Term Stucco defines  fine exterior or interior plasterwork used as three-dimensional ornamentation, as a smooth paintable surface, or as […]

Elmyr de Hory: A Master of Deception

Elmyr de Hory: A Master of Deception

February 4, 2016

Some of falsifiers of art were so skillful that their fakes attracted the attention of art collectors and were openly sold […]

When book-printing began…

When book-printing began…

February 3, 2016

Johannes Gensfleisch – this was the real name of a German goldsmith and publisher, who introduced the printing process […]

History of Easels

History of Easels

January 31, 2016

One of the essential attributes of the artist is easel. And today we’re going to talk about history of easels.  The […]

Watercolours of Herman Hesse

Watercolours of Herman Hesse

January 30, 2016

We’ve already talked about artists, who were gifted in writing poems or novels. And now let’s talk about […]

Aristotle in Art

Aristotle in Art

January 28, 2016

In the year 2016 marks 2400 birth anniversary of the great Greek thinker Aristotle. The 38th session of […]