ART OF ENAMEL
The history of artistic enameling, as well as the art of jewelry, has a history of more than three thousand years. When and where was the enameling performed for the…

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ART OF ENAMEL
The history of artistic enameling, as well as the art of jewelry, has a history of more than three thousand years. When and where was the enameling performed for the…

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MASTERPIECES PASTELS FROM THE TRETYAKOV GALLERY

The collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery holds about 800 pastels, some were purchased by PMTretyakov.
Pastels must be kept under glass. She is very vulnerable: she is able to crumble from a concussion, all kinds of travel are dangerous to her, she is affected by the action of direct sunlight, temperature drops, excessive dryness or humidity. Constant concern for the safety of “loose” pastel works does not allow them to be often and continuously exhibited. To see them in the halls of the museum is a rare and significant event. Continue reading

TINA MODOTTI – THE BRIGHT STAR OF THE PHOTO ART OF THE FIRST HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Biography of Tina Modotti  is replete with a lot of interesting facts, which makes it look like a plot of a dramatic film. Creativity Tina Modotti is closely connected with significant events in her personal life and vice versa. She lived and worked in the same breath, and everything that happened to her found a certain reflection in her works. Therefore, to understand the creative path of Tina Modotti, it is necessary to become familiar with the significant events of her not very long, but very busy life.
This amazing woman was born in 1896 in the small Italian town of Udine, having received at birth the complex name of Assunta Adelaide Luigi Modotti Mondini. Continue reading

HOW TO CONTROL THE SUN?
The setting sun can add a piece of magic and a special mood to the photo. The warm golden glow brings the romance to a completely new and deeper level,…

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ALFRED EISENSHADT - CLASSIC REPORTING SHOOTING AND AUTHOR OF THE FAMOUS "KISSING ON TIMES SQUARE"
American photojournalist Alfred Eisenstadt is known for his numerous and very talented reportage shots, primarily for Life magazine. Having given over to the profession for more than 70 years, he…

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