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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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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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 of culture give it a new direction – they are oriented toward rapprochement with the culture of Western Europe. It was Peter I who stimulated the development of private collecting in Russia, which flourished in the second half of the 18th century. Following the Russian sovereign, who brought a new passion from overseas travel, many of his associates begin to collect rarities, and a number of remarkable private collections are gradually being formed – A.D. Menshikov, B.P. Sheremeteva, D.M., A.M. and D.A. Golitsyn and others. Continue reading

EXCURSION TO THE WORLD OF PAINTING

Putting paints on canvas or any other surface, the painter turns them into color, creating an idea about the material qualities (texture) of the object being depicted, its color, etc. Due to the fact that the phenomenon of life is not monochromatic and not one-color, painting It depicts not only the color of each individual object, but also the complex combination that forms objects that have different colors when they are arranged in a certain form and are given in combination. The combination of colors, color harmony and form a coloring in painting. Continue reading

4 epochs of the history of poetry
Four eras can be distinguished in the history of the world: - Iron Age; - the golden age; - silver Age; - copper age. The Iron Age is, according to…

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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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