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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ART PHOTO AND BLOCKCHAIN
1. For every potential (and real) buyer of a visual work of art (in our case, photography) thousands of images fall down every day. And even despite the constant growth…

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The shell is a symbol in art: the blessed gift of the seas ...
Shells, melancholy collected on the shore under the gentle splashing of the waves - the main souvenir, which is usually brought from the sea. Having become more mature, we appreciate…

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multi-exposition

“RUKOGRAFIKA”: THE PHILOSOPHICAL PROJECT OF STANISLAVA ARISTOV

The new project of photographer Stanislav Aristov is dedicated to hand language. What is it – the author ponders: an image folded by hand? Drawings on the wall of eternity, sealed with light in darkness? Or dumb language, understandable to everyone? He told us about the main idea of ​​the project and the emotional component in a special interview.
– How long have you been working on the project?
– Hard to say. The idea was born back in 2008. The first public works appeared in the fall of 2009. Since then, the project lives in the skin of Schrödinger’s cat – it seems he is, but he seems not to be. Periodically, I remember about him and try to shoot something else, but most of it goes into the trash. 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 opportunity to take a break from work: he talks to the world, and the world talks to him.
Please tell us how you discovered the world of photography and how long ago did you start photographing?
I began photographing as a child, displaying black and white films myself and printing photos in a dark room. Of course, at that time I was taking pictures of my family and friends for a home album. And he consciously came into the photo in 2005, having bought for himself the first DSLR camera, the Canon 300D. Continue reading

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 mysticism are the characteristic features of such works. We represent 15 authors working in this genre.
Another French photographer, Jean Baudrillard, said: “If there is no such ambiguity, this tremor, if the action is completely mechanistic, if the system is unmistakably focused, then we will be on the verge of insanity. Continue reading

ART-TALK: DIMA MIKITENKO
We continue a series of author interviews from representatives of the newly inspired team of the Odessa Art Museum: the curator Masha Zeloleva and PR-shchika Hera Grudeva. As part of…

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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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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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