STYLES AND DIRECTIONS IN THE FINE ART
There is a huge variety of styles and trends in the visual arts. Often they do not have clearly defined boundaries and smoothly pass from one to another, being in…

Continue reading →

Office decoration. Interesting ideas
Most people can safely say that a significant part of their lives goes to work. This is important to consider when arranging an office space, because the working atmosphere and…

Continue reading →

Venice. Holidays, festivals, carnivals
It is generally accepted that the Venetian carnival owes its appearance to the Roman Saturnalia. This is an annual holiday that was held at the end of the harvest, attributable…

Continue reading →

Venetian carnival

Venice. Holidays, festivals, carnivals

It is generally accepted that the Venetian carnival owes its appearance to the Roman Saturnalia. This is an annual holiday that was held at the end of the harvest, attributable to the winter solstice. Celebrated during him the god of Saturn, fun and massively. Even the famous masks went from such festivities. The fact is that at that time slaves were allowed to sit at the same table with the owners, but in order not to hamper anyone and to put on masks. The origin of the name “carnival” is not known for certain. One of the most common versions is the interpretation of the Catholic Church. According to him, this word came from the Latin “carne vale”, which translates as “farewell to meat.” Thus, the church, as it were, made a substitution. An old pre-Christian holiday, she used to prepare believers for strict fasting, followed by Easter. As for Continue reading

Office decoration. Interesting ideas
Most people can safely say that a significant part of their lives goes to work. This is important to consider when arranging an office space, because the working atmosphere and…

...

Pop Art
Pop art (popular art from popular art) is a trend that first emerged in modernist fine art, and then in various areas of mass culture of the 20th century. Pop…

...

"Where Van Gogh Breathes the Stars ..."
Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in the Dutch village of Grot-Sundert, in the family of a rural pastor. Little Vincent was taciturn and gloomy, did not like…

...

Rock paintings of the Paleolithic era in Azerbaijan
One of the most amazing ancient sights of our planet is in Azerbaijan, where a plain with an area of ​​about 537 hectares is located south of Baku. In the…

...