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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Artists who are engaged in painting or graphics, follow the rules of composition, or at least know when they decide to break them. The same goes for the best photographers.…

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Top 5 – the best poems about mom

5th place. It is considered that the most heartfelt and light poems about mother are written for children. This is partly true, because the image of the most dear and close person, adapted for children’s perception, turns out to be very touching and tender. Suffice it to recall the famous poem by Elena Blaginina “Sit in Silence”, which is permeated with love and care, sensitivity and spiritual warmth. 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


The history of the Leningrad school of painting covers the period from the early 1930s to the early 1990s. Having emerged in an atmosphere of intense struggle over the development of art and art education in the USSR, it became the missing link, thanks to which in the 20th century the traditions of national art school and realistic painting were preserved and developed.
Having made a significant contribution to the Soviet visual arts, to the formation of the aesthetic views and spiritual world of modern generations, the Leningrad school left the stage at the turn of 80-90, fulfilling its historical and artistic mission and giving way to the era of transition.
Its main external attributes are preserved. The Academy of Arts, once again changing its name, continues to prepare painters, graphic artists, architects, sculptors, restorers. Continue reading

The history of twentieth-century art would have been scanty and incomplete if it had not been named after Andy Warhol (© Andy Warhol). The works of this famous artist, photographer,…


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…