TIPS ON ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOS
Photography of classical or modern architecture is a serious challenge. However, the forces spent on shooting buildings and urban historical sights are worth what the photographer most often gets. Here…

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ANDY WARHOL - GENIUS POP-ARTA
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,…

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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

Top 10 – best love poems

Love lyrics are the basis of creativity of many Russian poets. And this is not surprising, because love itself is multifaceted. She can give joy and pleasure, but at the same time, often makes you suffer. The duality of love is the mystery that sooner or later everyone has to solve. At the same time, poetic natures tend to tell about their feelings not only to the subject of their hobbies, but also often trust them to paper, creating amazingly beautiful poems, quivering and sublime.
10th place. Premonition of love can be weary and filled with sadness. However, most often that small period of time when a person is not yet aware that he is already in love, filled with confusion and anxiety. In his poem “Premonition of Love is More Terrible” Konstantin Simonov notes that waiting for love is like a calm before a storm or a short respite before an attack, when feelings and thoughts rush at a gallop, and the soul is literally torn to pieces. Continue reading

OIL ART PAINTS

Artistic paints consist of colored powder – a pigment and a binder, which holds together the smallest particles. In painting, mainly inorganic dyes are used, as more resistant, less often – organic.
There are pigments of natural origin and prepared by artificial means.
In ancient times, artists used exclusively dyes found in nature in the form of various minerals: malachite, azurite, orpiment, lapis lazuli (lapis lazuli), and all sorts of colored earth. In addition, they used dyes of organic origin, which were extracted from various plants and the simplest animal organisms – mollusks, worms. Continue reading

PRIVATE COLLECTION IN RUSSIA OF THE XVIII CENTURY
The first Russian collectors of the European type. Natural collecting activities, of course, existed in Russia long before the onset of the eighteenth century. But Peter's reforms in the field…

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MAXIM PETROVICH DMITRIEV - FOUNDER OF RUSSIAN PHOTO-PUBLICISM AND FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPH-DOCUMENTARY
All historians and ethnographers who studied Russia in the middle of the 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the lovers of literature and music of that time, are…

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