Aphrodite
Aphrodite or Venus - the goddess of love. Her name has become synonymous with Love and Beauty, and to this day, artists embody in them their idea of ​​Beauty. In…

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I am a cat, mother of life
In ancient Egypt, there was a very significant cult of the goddess - the cat Bastet (Bast), which was also considered the personification of the sun and moonlight. Goddess depicted…

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At the excavations in Kerch found a two thousand year old statue

Archaeologists discovered during excavations of the ancient Mirmekysky settlement in Kerch a large marble statue about two thousand years old, which may indicate the existence of a large temple there.
Archaeologists discovered during excavations of the ancient Mirmekysky settlement in Kerch a large marble statue about two thousand years old, which may indicate the existence of a large temple there.
This was reported to TASS by Alexander Butyagin, head of the antique archeology department of the ancient world department of the State Hermitage Museum, who leads the expedition. Continue reading

PERM STATE ART GALLERY

PERM STATE ART GALLERY (UGHG).
Opened on November 7, 1922 (until 1936 – Art Museum as part of the Perm Regional Museum of Local History). The basis of the collection was the collection of the art department of the Perm Scientific-Industrial Museum. The department was formed through donations of artists-countrymen, acquisitions from the first art exhibitions in Perm, the gifts of the society to them. A.I. Kuindzhi and others
Since 1919 Gubmuzeem, which was engaged in the work of museums in the region (1919-1923), the first expeditions to collect works of art were organized, first led by A. K. Syropyatov (head of the Perm Museum 1919-1922, head of the Art Museum 1922- 1925), then – N. N. Serebrennikov (1925-1949 – director of the gallery, 1949-1960 – chief custodian). Continue reading

Decorative and applied arts

Decorative art (from the Latin. Decoro “decorating”) – a section of art, which includes a fairly large number of industries, it is one of the most important areas of folk art and is closely related to design. Decorative – applied art is a field of decorative art that studies the creation of artistic works used in everyday life and artistic processing of products. His works can be: various utensils, furniture, fabrics, tools, vehicles, as well as clothing and various decorations. Continue reading

THE MOST IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL OPENINGS OF THE YEAR
Archaeology magazine summed up the outgoing year and made a rating of the most significant archaeological discoveries and finds. 1. The composition of the blue paint of the Maya is…

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Painting, art form
Painting, a form of fine art, works of art, which are created with the help of paints applied to any hard surface. Like other forms of art, painting performs ideological…

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ONE OF THE ANCIENT STRUCTURES - THE TEMPLE OF FIRE IN PERU
How can this be? In Peru, that find is the oldest. Paradoxically, archaeologists dug out a temple in which people once probably worshiped fire and which — yes-yes — turned…

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