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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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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mass construction

Cubism

Cubism – (French. Cubisme, from cube – cyb) direction in the first century of the 20th century. The plastic language of cybism is based on the deflection and decomposition of items on the basis of heightened plasticity, displacement of the form.
Many Russian artists have passed through the Kibism, often joining his principles with the help of other modern dispatchers.
The emergence of cubism is attributed to 1907, when P. Picasso painted the picture Avignon Girls (Museum of Modern Art, New York), unusual for its acute grotesque: deformed, coarse figures are depicted here without any light and light elements and perspectives, as a combination of decomposed on the volume plane. Continue reading

Architecture

Architecture is a necessary part of the means of production and the material means of existence of human society. Her artistic images play a significant role in the spiritual life of society. The functional, structural, and aesthetic quality of architecture (use, strength, beauty) are interrelated.
The works of architecture are buildings with an organized interior space, ensembles of buildings, as well as structures used to decorate open spaces (monuments, terraces, embankments, etc.). Continue reading

Bone pin of Kampyrtepa fortress. From the history of hairpins
A unique antique monument - Kampyrtepa fortress, located on the right bank of the r. Amu-Darya, 30 km. south-west of Termez in the south of the Surkhandarya region of the…

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Bone pin of Kampyrtepa fortress. From the history of hairpins
A unique antique monument - Kampyrtepa fortress, located on the right bank of the r. Amu-Darya, 30 km. south-west of Termez in the south of the Surkhandarya region of the…

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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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