Myth. Interpretation

Mark Nikitin is young, and I would even say a adolescent Arkhangelsk artist, although he is only a couple of years younger than me.  This Sunday at the library named after N.A. Dobrolyubov, he presented his second exhibition, but it was the first professional one. The first was held at the NArFU Intellectual Center from October 2018 to February 2019 – his pastel student drawings ...

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Vladislav Podoprigora

People call Vlad “modern Aivazovsky”. While he’s almost 24 years old he is the founder of the art Studio “Dislav” and has the opportunity to choose projects with which he wants to work. I met with him during my stay in the Crimea and talked about Yalta, the art community of Crimea and his own art works.

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Mezen Painting on Wood

Today there is a high interest in arts and crafts in general, but in particular — to folk paintings. In Russia, different types of folf painting exist: on wood, lacquer, metal, enamel, glass and ceramics, and there is a variety of traditional and modern techniques. Painting on wood is considered as the most national and original form of Russian folk art. Russia is rich in ...

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Exhibition dedicated to Fyodor Zakharov

If you are going to the  Crimea before the 9th of August, be sure to plan a trip to Simferopol to visit the House of Artists on Karl Marx street 13/16. There is now a personal exhibition of Fyodor Zakharov’s works. Do not worry if you do not get on it next week — in the Simferopol art Museum it will open again in September, ...

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The Short Story of Art

Let’s be honest, we don’t always have the time and wish to read thick encyclopedias on the history of art to get a general idea and some knowledge you want. In such cases, we refer to different compact editions with the most important information for each period. “The Short Story of Art” is one of them.

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