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Erasing all that is ugly. Raoul Dufy

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To create patterns on fabrics, these endless masterpieces, a repeating ornament, to wrap it in rolls and to put on many people own art is a real fascinating task. And the beginning of the 20th century is unique in that not only the forgotten masters who remained in the shadow (as it was at other […]

Fantastic world of Eyvind Earle

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Contemplation, tranquility and full Zen – that’s what  a modern man lacks sometimes. How oftenweI want to say to ourselves or to our relatives: “Let’s slow down the pace, let’s lie on the grass and just look at the floating clouds, at these moments of eternity, so it was without us and so it will […]

Remedios Varo. Mystical Walks in the ...

Remedios Varo. Mystical Walks in the Subconscious

Walking in the subconscious of the artist is a kind of adventure. To get into secret alleys, to peer on the inhabitants of those places, strange, sometimes creepy, but still beautiful, mystical, to be attracted by their inexplicable magic  is an amazing journey. Remedios Varo….. the name itself sounds like a singing, like a spell […]

«Sa» means «to know». Ancient masks ...

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Masks. Masks. Masks. Even the most ordinary of them seems as something of mysterious, perhaps because thanks to them, we can become someone else, be reincarnated, protect themselves from the outside world, try yourself in the boldest personation. There is a certain magic. Probably, there isn’t a cult did not do and don’t do without […]

Kandinsky. Musicality of color. Rhyth...

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One could expected more from the exhibition of Kandinsky in the Russian Museum … But no, it’s not a stone in the direction of the organizers, they did an excellent exposition, real retrospective. Here are the works of different periods of his life, sources of inspiration, searches, experiments with diverse techniques, porcelain, books, poetry, his […]

Rex Ray. The absoluteness of the mom...

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«I’m always treading the line between fine art and commercial work,» artist and designer Rex Ray once said. «It’s an ongoing conversation and experiment to figure out how to balance fine art with more commercial graphic design.» Indeed, the relationship between art and design is the topic that does not have any clear opinion. And arguments about where the […]

Artists and theatre. Part1. Leon Baks...

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When an artist creates his own unique visual world, an architect designs of his environment, a playwright plunges us into the world of his characters, a composer sets a certain rhythm, then a theater artist has the global task to unite the creative vision of all participants of spectacle, while staying true to itself and its […]

In Search of a Paradise Lost. The red...

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  Have you ever wanted for a moment to escape from your usual world, to change of scenery for seeking own fortune in other lands, to turn over your life cardinally? To escape to redolent island for inhaling the fragrance of carelessness, for energizing yourself by nature, for searching a way of creating something of […]

The origins of design. The story of a...

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This is one of those books that will our guide in the journey to the origins of design. The authors of the history of modern applied arts lead their story from the industrial boom in the UK, then the emergence of Art Nouveau in France, Jugendstil in Germany and Austria and then to the development […]

«The dazzling magnificence». The Revi...

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Diamonds are flashing In the  bright light of hundreds of candles. Rubies and spinels are twinkling gently, cold brilliance of sapphires and emeralds contrast with them. Precious stones, artfully inserted into gold and silver are as the stars, sometimes as the whole constellation are shimmering on surfaces of heavy silk, velvet and fine lace. All of this is repeatedly […]

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