Vrubel Mikhail Alexandrovich
Coming from a family of military lawyer. He studied at the Academy of Arts (1880-84) under P. P. Chistyakov; watercolor lessons took from I. E. Repin. Of the foreign contemporaries,…

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paintbrush
A brush is nothing more than a simple tool to help an artist complete his plan. But like with every tool with brushes, one must also be able to handle.…

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paintbrush
A brush is nothing more than a simple tool to help an artist complete his plan. But like with every tool with brushes, one must also be able to handle.…

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Spanish art

Spanish art is the art of Spain. Being an important part of Western art (especially under the influence of Italy and France, especially during the periods of Baroque and Classicism) and giving the world many famous and influential artists (including Velazquez, Goya and Picasso), Spanish art often possessed distinctive features and was evaluated to some extent separately from other European schools. These differences can be partially explained by the Moorish heritage of Spain (especially in Andalusia) and the political and cultural climate in Spain during the counter-reformation and the subsequent eclipse of the Spanish authorities during the Bourbon dynasty.

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Modern landscape
Landscape is a young genre of fine art. The image of nature has emerged relatively recently in an independent niche. Until the XVII-XVIII centuries, the concept of "landscape" did not…

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Abstract and readymade
The most extreme forms of cubism were not those practiced by Picasso and Braque, who resisted complete abstraction, but other cubists, especially Frantisek Kupka, and those whom Apollinaire attributed to…

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Cubist sculpture
Just like in painting, cubist sculpture is rooted in the reduction by Paul Cezanne of drawn objects to compound planes and geometric bodies (cubes, spheres, cylinders and cones). And just…

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Italian art and painting
The history of Italian art is the art of Italy itself in time and space. After Etruscan civilization, and especially after the Roman Republic and Empire, which has held a…

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