David Hockney, Nichols Canyon, 1980, photo artsy.net David Hockney’s 1980 Nichols Canyon Landscape will go on sale at the next Phillips Evening Sale on December 7. The painting is valued at around $ 35 million, according to a press release from Phillips, and is touted as “by far an artist’s most important landscape in a […]
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The brilliant epoch. Jewelry art of ...
When is there the light of hundreds of candles, diamonds flash, rubies and spinels gently flicker, sapphires and emeralds contrast with them with the cold brilliance. The precious stones, skillfully inserted into gold and silver, like the stars, sometimes the whole constellations shimmer on the surfaces of heavy silk, rich velvet and finest lace. […]
Mystical sensuality of Leonor Fini
The smooth lines attract us to the depths of her paintings, set by contrast, but at the same tim, soft shadows and foggy blurred boundaries of objects envelop the viewer as a southern night with her warm air and exotic plant flavors, where beautiful creatures of nature in her work are committed sensual and mysterious […]
Diaghilev. The creator with invincibl...
Diaghilev … There are figures in the creative world, without which, art undoubtedly existed and developed in its own way, but perhaps not so rapidly and brightly and may be would not embrace so many people from different countries and would not become such inspiring and exciting phenomenon. The life and work of Sergei Pavlovich […]
The crystal world of translucent geo...
Have you ever wanted to look inside the crystals? Perhaps,there is special world is lying behind the edges of pink quartz or blue corundum or any crystal is the prism through which you could see inside something more. Wenzel Hablik, Self-Supporting Cupola with five Mountain Peaks as Basis, 1925 Wenzel Hublik is one of the […]
Reality is fabricated out of desire. ...
Now nobody has any doubts of fact that photography is distinctive kind of art, standing on one row with painting, sculpture, graphics. It can be part of all arts and define the environment. This art is not so ancient, but also attractive to us as others fine arts, that fill our life and save its […]
Erasing all that is ugly. Raoul Dufy
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 […]