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 and cognitive tasks, and also serves as a sphere for creating subject aesthetic values, being one of the highly developed forms of human labor.
Painting reflects and in the light of certain concepts evaluates the spiritual content of the era, its social development. Continue reading
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 paintings, valued at just over $ 500,000, were last seen at the Cirkers Hayes warehouse in 2003. The works belonged to a foundation known as the Renate, Hans and Maria Hofmann Trust. (Cirkers Hayes joined Crozier Fine Arts in early 2017). Continue reading
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
Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. His name is a pack synonymous with the whole artistic direction, and his personality not only captivated people who knew the artist, but managed to conquer the whole world.
Pablo Picasso was born October 15, 1881 in Malaga, a bustling port city in southern Spain. His parents are Maria Picasso Lopez and José Runs Blasco. Jose studied painting and taught it.
In 1893, the family moved to Barcelona, where Jose began working at the art school of La Lonja. Picasso began to study there, and in 1897 he continued his education at the Madrid Academy of Fine Arts. Soon he realized that the Academy would give him nothing, and returned to Barcelona, where he organized his own studio. He was then only 16 years old. Continue reading
Claude Oscar Monet was born in Paris on November 14, 1840. When the future artist was five years old, his family moved to the port city of Le Havre on the Normandy coast, where Monet spent his childhood and early youth. At school, Monet mediocre in all subjects, except for one – drawing, where Claude showed the innate talent of the artist, and first of all as a cartoonist. At 15, he was already selling his caricatures and even gained some fame locally. Around the same time, Monet met the artist Eugene Boudin, who convinced Claude to practice on landscapes, and the young Monet discovered that this was his vocation. Buden loved to write in nature, because he believed that only in this way could the artist see what he had seen in all purity and freshness. Monet was fascinated by this idea, and subsequently it became one of the cornerstones, both for the artist’s own work and for the whole of impressionism as a whole. Continue reading