"GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING", JAN VERMERE
Behind the creation of each picture is a unique story. And in the “Pic of the Week” column, Styleinsider continues to talk about famous canvases. And today we will tell…

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Without red sad palette. Color as a symbol in painting
It is impossible not to notice. He is one of the most preferred and expressive. He - the first in the history of art, not to mention the chromatic scale.…

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CHRISTOPHER JACQUES: LYRIC WORLD OF RAIN AND SNOW
French photographer Christophe Jacques chooses an unusual time for his work. These are moments when the city is dominated by heavy rain; when the world outside the window, through which…

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Fayum portraits

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

DANCING PAINTS OF FABIAN OEFNER

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

ANNA YERMOLOVA: “COMMUNICATION WITH THE HELP OF A PHOTO”

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

ERNST HAAAS: "EXPERIMENTAL ARTIST"
Ernst Haas is a famous photojournalist of the last century who made a huge contribution to the development and recognition of color photography. The best characteristic of this man probably…

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Gothic: the whole mystic of the Middle Ages
Gothic originated in the middle of the XII century in northern France, in the XIII century, spread to the territory of modern Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, England, and…

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RECEPTION OF MULTIEXPOSITION: 15 BEST MASTERS
Double exposure as one of the ways to create a multi-valued frame, resembling either a dream or a mixture of realities, has always attracted photographers. Intentional vagueness, allegorical and even…

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