Antique Dolls
Although dolls made of wood, terracotta, cloth and ivory have been preserved since ancient times of Greece and Rome, for most collectors the history of dolls begins in the XVIII…

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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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elements of ancient

Picasso Pablo

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

Empire

Empire style is an artistic style created in France at the beginning of the 19th century, in the era of the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte. The chronological framework of the original French “Empire Style” is limited to a very short period of time: from the end of the reign of the Directory (1799) or the year of Napoleon’s coronation (1804) to the restoration of the Bourbon dynasty (1815). The main elements of the Empire, gleaned from ancient art, were already contained in the classicism of Louis XVI (Neoclassicism) and were crystallized in the “Directory style”. However, the Empire style is fundamentally different from Classicism. Napoleon sought to shine and aura of glory of the Roman emperors. Continue reading

The oldest collection of the museum
Archeology (more than 35 thousand units. Hr.), The oldest collection of the museum. The leading archaeologist of the country V.A. Gorodtsov called the archaeological collection "the pride and decoration of…

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The history of the archaeological study of the Mayan cities
The first civilized people of America that the Spaniards encountered during the conquest of the lands of the western hemisphere were Maya. In 1517, on the rocky coast of Cape…

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Exhibition of drawings by the artist in the Russian Museum
The State Russian Museum contributed to the program of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. For all cultural and near-cultural VIPs who flooded the city these days, a visit…

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