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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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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PRINCIPAL GOLITSYN COLLECTIONS

A few years ago, unfortunately, the late Ksenia Sergeevna Egorova, a great connoisseur of the old West European masters, was already working on a scientific catalog of the Dutch and Flemish paintings in the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S.Pushkina, reviewed old inventories and catalogs in the archives of the State Hermitage Museum. Then she advised me to pay attention to the hand-written catalog of the Golitsyn collection, which lists many pictures of the German school, which should have interested me as the keeper of German painting of the Pushkin Museum. But, alas, fate decided in its own way, and Ksenia Sergeevna never knew what amazing gift she presented to me. Continue reading

HISTORY OF THE APPEARANCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF HOMELESS ART
Painting thread “The tapestry is a beauty, slowly created by warm skillful hands, a calm mind and a sensitive soul.” I.Dvorkina Today, a variety of arts and crafts, traditionally called…

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WATERWATER PAINTING
Despite the availability and prevalence, watercolor technique remains mysterious and incomprehensible to many, both amateurs and professional artists. With seeming ease, this material, associated with water, with its rebelliousness and…

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