What contributed to the creation of “The Fountain”?
Why did the appearance of the urinal as an art object cause a real scandal?
What impact did the creation by Marcel Duchamp have on art?
In Arkhangelsk, an exhibition of works by Salvador Dalí was opened. I was attracted by a triptych called “The Trilogy of Love”. It differs sharply from the presented series by its size and technique. To admit it attracted me by his symbols which I could not immediately take into account. Therefore, I with wild zeal began to study the embedded meanings.Read More
Edvard Munch is very different from his predecessors and future ones. His unhealthy vision of the world and acute sensitivity were formed in a distant childhood, leaving an imprint on the creative activity and personal life of the genius. The artist was born in 1863 in a large family, which in 1864 moved from a small Norwegian town to Christiania (modern Oslo). Soon, his mother passed away from tuberculosis, and another ten years later – his oldest beloved sister Sophie. Two painful losses of loved ones pointed Munch his own way, the way of the artist, capturing events and sensations.Read More