EXCURSION TO THE WORLD OF BATIK
There are several types of batik - hot, cold, free painting. They differ in the way the fabric is backed up. As a reserve in hot batik wax is used.…

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Analysis of Pushkin's poem "Borodino anniversary"
"Borodino anniversary" Alexander Pushkin Great day of Borodin We are fraternal trinity remembering They said: "As the tribes went, Russia's trouble threatening; Not all Europe was here? And whose star…

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HISTORY

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

RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS. ST. PETERSBURG
In 2007, the Russian Academy of Arts celebrates its 250th anniversary. November 17, 1757 (old style - November 6) - The governing senate of the Russian Empire adopted a decree…

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER WATER
Fans of underwater photography are constantly testing new equipment, looking for ways to get spectacular shots of people and marine fauna, and studying the opinions of colleagues on the forums.…

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