Zinaida Serebriakova: 21 facts about her life and art

At the dressing table, 1909 Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) – one of the most famous Russian artists. Consisted in the association “Mir iskusstva”. And I personally do not like the portrait as a genre, but her portraits have conquered my heart forever.

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Hans Hartung

Hans Hartung was a vivid representative of Tachisme, one of the movements of abstract art of the XX century. He created about 360 paintings, but, unfortunately, did not receive the same recognition as other artists of his generation.

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Wassiliy Kandinsky | 20 selected quotes

Wasily Kandinsky in his treatise “On the spiritual in art”, 1910, expresses his thoughts on the interconnection of the arts, on what the artist and the viewer should look like, on the importance of composition and color in painting. The quotes I have chosen from the treatise make you think about the topics above, that are still relevant today.

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Marcel Duchamp. The Afternoon Interviews

Imagine that you are holding a magazine that you bought for the sake of an interview with a respected person — pleasure quickly spreads through the blood causing the smile that cannot get off from the face. This effect is born by only a couple of long-awaited pages. Do you understand what a whole book of interviews is capable of doing?

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Marcel Duchamp. The Fountain

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?

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