These amazing works of art, which are often called “icons before icon painting”, are not just historical values. They can serve as a magnificent and impressive illustration of the mutual penetration of cultures.
The Fayum portraits were created for the ritual of burial in ancient Egypt during the times of Roman rule of the first and third centuries of our era.
The first find in the Fayum oasis in 1887 assigned them the name Fayum. Portraits continued to be called, even discovering similar treasures in other parts of Egypt. To date, about 750 ancient masterpieces have been collected. Continue reading
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (Fabian Oefner) is experimenting with color photography to capture the invisible wonders of natural phenomena.
Fabian Oefner became interested in photography as a teenager, turning his bedroom into a real laboratory: he shot drinks cans to photograph how they explode. Parents are not always inspired by such experiments, but now Oefner earns a living from this: he is an art photographer. Blurring the boundaries between the worlds of art and science, Fabian creates amazing new images. Continue reading
The young Moscow photographer Anna Yermolova is one of those people who consider photography as their profession, so she began with a serious special education. By the way, she only finishes her studies, although she is already engaged in teaching. Here is such a serious approach to business. Yes, and in addition to film and digital printing, she also owns such ancient techniques as cyanotype and resinotype. Read Anna’s story about yourself in her interview with our magazine. Continue reading