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
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 … Human memory is not perfect. Over time, the bright colors fade, emotions are forgotten. What to do? How to keep happy moments for long? For over a hundred years, photography has helped. In this case, the photographer can strictly fix what is happening, can embellish it, and maybe move you to a completely different world – the world of fiction and fantasy. One of the most important holidays in the life of each of us is a wedding celebration, the day when we connect our destiny with a loved one. Continue reading
Retro-style photography never goes out of style. Proof of this are the works of the famous Russian art-photographer Vladimir Klaviho-Telepnev. Photo assembly – a fresh interpretation of half-forgotten truths, a new reality of old things. In our particular case, we will discuss the revival of techniques and the philosophy of the discoverers of photography, lightly dust with dust of time, as well as a synthetic method of creating photographs, organically combining the “yesterday” and “today” of photo art. Vladimir Klaviho-Telepnev, a well-known Moscow photographer, developed his own corporate style – a monochrome print with an artificial “aging” of prints, known as “ruinization”. Continue reading