Baroque
The term baroque has many meanings in the history of art. Among them are narrower, to designate artistic styles in the art of various countries of the XVII-XVIII centuries, or…

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Found stolen paintings by Hans Hoffman
The stolen paintings by master of abstract expressionism Hans Hoffman (1880-1966) were found by Art Recovery International 12 years after they were stolen from an art store in Manhattan. Five…

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Suprematism

Suprematism is the direction of non-objective art, invented by KS Malevich. Russian and Western European researchers often derive it from the French word supreme, while the term is actually derived from the French word supre mati (superiority, primacy) or even from the Polish suprémacja, which has the same meaning. According to Malevich’s own explanation, “the word suprematism means primacy (that is, the primacy) of the color problem.”
The impulse for the birth of Suprematism was given by the cubofuturistic period in the artist’s work, the most important category of which was alogism. Continue reading

Military Antiques

The history of weapons and other military subjects is for the most part a series of technical improvements in the means of killing or defending enemies. In addition, gunsmiths pursued another goal: to make weapons not only effective, but also beautiful, so that a rich client could boast of it by hanging, for example, on the wall. Indeed, aesthetic motifs were often more important than functional ones, and many weapons became purely decorative. Continue reading

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 out to be the most ancient religious building with painted walls in both Americas at once. And in general, somehow strange.
Going to the district of Ventarron, located 800 kilometers from the Peruvian capital of Lima, Walter Alva (Walter Alva Alva) was guided, perhaps, not so much by outburst enthusiasm, as by ordinary interest. After all, it has long been known that this is a place where some antiquities are buried underground, numerous lovers of free antiques have repeatedly plundered. Continue reading

Moonlight painting
The Arkhip Kuindzhi exhibition opened in the Tretyakov Gallery, bringing together more than 180 works by the artist and presenting his work from a new perspective - as a forerunner…

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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.…

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Antique music boxes
Music boxes appeared in the second half of the XVIII century. in the Swiss canton of Jura, where they were made by watchmakers. The first mechanisms, in which the cams…

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