Outsider - art
Brute art or art brut is often confused with the so-called art of outsiders. But if art brut is rather “art of the crazy”, then outsider art is a broader…

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The “dead layer” of Flemish painting
Studying the technique of some old masters, we are faced with the so-called “Flemish method” of oil painting. This is a multi-layered, technically complex way of writing, the opposite of…

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The secrets of drawing a portrait from a photograph
Creativity is influenced not only by the inspiring world around, but also by the tools and technologies inherent in a given time. Photography is a tool that in the shortest…

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William Morris – First Designer

The profession of designer today is popular and in demand. Specialists in this field make sure that our phones, cars, furniture and household items are not only functional, but also aesthetically pleasing. This is because a person is attracted by the craving for the beautiful, the lack of which is especially felt in everyday life from the beginning of the “conveyor era”. The British pre-Raphaelite artist William Morris, the first designer in history, sought to fill everyday life with beauty and restore a sense of harmony with nature, from which people were so distant.
The basis of Morris’s aesthetic views was the ideas of the famous art critic John Ruskin, who believed that the subject environment of a society testifies to its moral state, and beauty manifests itself in fidelity to nature. Continue reading

The brightest animal painters
The animalistic genre is far from being the most popular in the world of painting, since the works are not as demanded as impressionism or romanticism. At the same time,…

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Where to sell paintings: tips for a novice artist. Part 2
In the previous article, we talked about how to sell your paintings on the Internet. Want to go the more traditional way? Then your goal is galleries that work with…

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Cooperation agreement
And finally, we move on to the last stage: an agreement on cooperation. You need to fill out the “Commission Agreement” and related papers. Carefully study their contents before you…

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Soviet beauties
The Soviet Union existed for a rather long period of time, during which the features of urban development, its own industry, and specific art were developed. At that time, they…

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