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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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

PHOTOGRAPHY OF WATER

There are different ways to look at water, for example, as a fascinating background from Hollywood films, a dreamy forest stream … or maybe as an element full of movement. Learn how to photograph water and what laws of photography it obeys. Let our six tips for photographing water help improve your creative path.
The advantage of aquafhoto is that water landscapes are around us. And almost every form of water can look good in the pictures. You can even find great places to shoot right near your home. And if suddenly it seems to you that “something” is missing, you can go further along the water …
Large water surfaces, such as ponds, lakes and seas, can look very impressive in the frame. 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…

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Interesting facts about art
Not everyone knows that art originates from the time of primitive people, and many of those who are aware of this hardly think that the caveman owned polychrome painting. Here…

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