Rococo - gloss of the XVIII century
Rococo is called the most frivolous and thoughtless of all styles in art. Why then is rococo so significant for Russian visual culture? Why does the definition of the word…

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Classicism: antiquity as a standard
Classicism firmly established in the 17th century European art, having surrendered its position only in the first third of the next century. The classicists worshiped antiquity, piously believed in the…

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Pleated fabric. Draperies as a symbol in art
Folded fabric as a visual code accumulates a powerful expressive power. Since the beginnings of classical sculpture, drapery has been a powerful visual tool. In the Middle Ages, it appeared…

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Photoshop

The art of black and white photography

Any photographer tries to stand out among his colleagues. Some go along an alternative path, preferring minimalism in their work. Sometimes such a person can pick up a smartphone and limit it to them. There are many cases where such people have achieved success. Their pictures from Instagram fell on the exhibition, won prizes. It is believed that these people shoot in the genre of “Mobilografiya.” Another example of minimalism is the art of black and white photography. To obtain such images do not require smart photo equipment. Continue reading

The art of digital photography

Now the situation has changed. Every person has a camera. Many have a smartphone with an integrated camera in their pocket. This divided the photograph into two types: reportage photography was added to the art. The second category includes frames that do not represent artistic value. These are pictures from real life, which are not improved by means of all sorts of filters. Art photography has also undergone some changes. With the advent of digital cameras and smartphones, many new genres have been discovered. Significantly simplified photo processing tools. Continue reading

“WITHOUT PAIN IS IMPOSSIBLE TO CREATE ANYTHING DEEP”
Zewar Fadhil is a talented photographer from Iraq, a country that in recent decades is not the best place for a photo artist. Nevertheless, he is an example of the…

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OH, ALREADY THESE ANIMALS! PROJECT "WE LIVE ON ONE PLANET"
To draw attention to the protection of endangered species of animals is a worthy goal. First of all, it was her who was persecuted by the famous Moscow photographer Oleg…

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ART PHOTO OF VLADIMIR SELEZNYEV
Photos of Vladimir Seleznev demonstrate an unusual approach to the creative process - it does not capture an interesting moment, but creates from everything that it sees around, a static…

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