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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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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THE MOST EXPENSIVE PHOTOS IN THE WORLD COST MORE THAN $ 1 000 000
The cost of some photos is comparable to the cost of the most famous works of great artists of the Renaissance. How valuable are these photographs? What distinguishes them from…

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“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 fact that photography does not recognize restrictions.
Fadhil himself assures that with his creativity only shows what his inner voice, inspiration and dreams say. In his works you can see the huge and seemingly empty world of an endless city, which the author travels alone.
The photographer tells about the beginning of his career as follows: “I turned to photography as a child. My grandmother had a pretty decent library of books on philosophy and art and travel magazines. I spent a lot of time studying all this. Continue reading

LIGHT AND SHADE MARIA’S SPARROW

Both in painting and photography one of the most difficult genres is still life. The author here has to deal with a closed space, a relatively poor set of expressive means, the absence of explicit dynamics in the plot. In the genre of still life, finds are rarely found, even less often – discoveries. The more valuable every luck. One of them is still lifes of photographer Maria Vorobyeva, who managed to find a new approach to this classic genre. 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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“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,…

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TRANSFORMATION OF ART IN THE MODERN WORLD: NO-ART
One of the main features of modern art is the ability to change depending not only on social trends, but also on new technologies that change our world almost every…

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