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…

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SVETLANA POZHARSKAYA: MASTER OF SPIRAL PHOTO
Svetlana Pozharskaya has always been attracted to art, and to art, not large-scale and official, but to her own, personal, sincere. As a child, she literally fell in love with…

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ALEXANDER AND ELENA MIKHAILENKO A PLACE FOR A TALE
In the life of modern man is not so much holidays. But you want to keep pleasant memories, you want to return to them and experience again and again ...…

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Iconography: to see the invisible
From ancient times, icon painting served as a “language for the illiterate” —a special language with its own rules and symbolism. For centuries, master-icon painters have brought it to perfection,…

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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

ANDREY BELKOV: MEDITATING WITH A CAMERA
Photography for Andrey is a passion that takes up all his time, free from main activity. That's why he loves landscape and still life, because these genres give him the…

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Modern: Russian names.
In every country, modernity had its own name, face, and character. In Russia, the style was called art nouveau, and its representatives skillfully interweaved folklore and that mysterious Russian soul…

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