MONUMENTAL PAINTING
The term "fresco" is understood to be a letter on the raw limestone base by paints diluted with water or paints having a lime binder (lime mortar, lime water). The…

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RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS. ST. PETERSBURG
In 2007, the Russian Academy of Arts celebrates its 250th anniversary. November 17, 1757 (old style - November 6) - The governing senate of the Russian Empire adopted a decree…

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Akhmatova and Tsvetaeva – The Canons of Female Lyrics

Much has been said and written about female poetry. From the banal “what a girl does not write poetry” to a serious and thoughtful analysis of the best examples. Women’s poetry is distinguished by subtle sensations, flexible musicality and the disclosure of deep-seated emotional experiences. Perhaps, without female poetry, it is simply impossible to understand the whole emotional essence of a woman. But much more interesting are the examples when women’s lyrics reach such a qualitative level that they are no longer separated from such lyrics. Continue reading

Poet and poetry. 19-20-21 century

The word “poetry” in Greek means creation. And often we use this term to refer to the beauty, grace and sound of what is said or written. Then it sounds like a metaphor, and can even be said about prose. There is also the term “verse”, and sometimes to avoid confusion in the scientific literature it is used it. But he, too, is not capable of giving the desired exact explanation to this method of organizing speech, because, as is well known, it is customary to call a “line” a separate line of a poem. Continue reading

COLLECTIONS P.M. TRETYAKOVA

Mikhail Zakharovich Tretyakov, the father of the Tretyakov brothers, the founders of the Tretyakov Gallery, came from a poor merchant family. In his spiritual testament, shortly before his death, he wrote: “Since the image of the trade in my sons is known to me, I hope that they will follow all my rules that I tried to inspire in them.” His sons elder Pavel (1832-1898) and the younger Sergey (1834-1892) continued the work of his father. From the various trade in the shops (linen, bread, firewood) in the Old Gostiny Dvor they very soon turned to serious entrepreneurship.
Since 1860, the Tretyakovs owned a shop that was located in Moscow in Kitaygorodsky district opposite the Stock Exchange on Ilyinka Street – “a wide shiny street of capitalists and bankers”, where they sold both Russian and foreign goods, mainly fabrics. Since the mid 1860s. they owned the Novo-Kostroma Linen Manufacture. And by the end of the nineteenth century, they occupied one of the first places in Russia among manufacturers. Continue reading

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER WATER
Fans of underwater photography are constantly testing new equipment, looking for ways to get spectacular shots of people and marine fauna, and studying the opinions of colleagues on the forums.…

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Analysis of Pushkin's poem "Borodino anniversary"
"Borodino anniversary" Alexander Pushkin Great day of Borodin We are fraternal trinity remembering They said: "As the tribes went, Russia's trouble threatening; Not all Europe was here? And whose star…

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