"Red, red, freckled." The most famous redheads in art history
People with natural red hair color always attracted attention with their "unconventionality" - real or far-fetched. And throughout the history of art, artists from Sandro Botticelli to Dante Gabriel Rossetti…

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Such different Rembrandts: 5 films about the great Dutchman (part 2)
"Rembrandt: Portrait of 1669" (Netherlands, 1977) What movie? This is a detailed and unhurried narrative from the birth of Rembrandt ninth child in the Miller's family-and to the last days…

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What a nu! 8 weird pictures with Topless characters and what it all means
In the painting by husepe Ribera, a bearded old man is breastfeeding a baby. Caravaggio-on the contrary, a young girl breastfeeding an old man. Magritte's chest, Gogol's manner of escaping…

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TRUE MASTERPIECES OF OUR TIME

Learn to distinguish the real painting from dull hack-work.

Selling paintings is a promising business! Especially today, when the paintings are not only an object of admiration, a manifestation of individualism, but also a profitable investment. Therefore, many people tend to buy a picture or make an order for a portrait.
BUT HOW TO DISTINGUISH REAL PAINTING
from mediocre hack, which flooded the markets and underpasses? Let’s try to understand…

These experts use to establish the original of various methods: microscopes, magnifying the image, x-ray, ultraviolet and infrared radiation, x-ray fluorescence analysis (XRD) canvases.

Of course, ordinary people such expertise canvases beyond their strength, and in General, not too necessary. After all, we do not seek to buy a painting by van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Velasquez, Shishkin or Raphael.

Our purpose-to get a good cloth of modern masters that it was pleasant to an eye and to soul joyfully. Therefore, the most reliable – is to buy a picture or buy a portrait to order in competent galleries, and not from random people.

First, in galleries and studios simple daub no one to put up for sale will not. And secondly, in such institutions there are always experts who will help to make the right choice according to Your wishes and opportunities.

It is not superfluous to inquire about the personality of the artist, to get acquainted with his creative biography, personal exhibitions, titles and regalia. The presence in the biography of such indicators as membership in the Union of Artists of Russia, receiving special awards, conferring the title of Honored or People’s artist of Russia will be evidence of the highest skill and recognition.

You can also get information from the Unified register of professional artists of Russia, where each author is assigned a category. There are also international catalogs and ratings of artists based on the investment attractiveness of the authors.

Always a good purchase!

Operation "Masterpiece". Six facts about crimes in the sphere of art from the book by Robert Whitman
In September, Ivanov, Mann & Ferber released a new book, Operation Masterpiece, written by former FBI agent Robert Wittman and co-authored by John Schiffman. What is interesting about this book?…

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20 masterpieces of painting that every child should know
We present the first issue of our "art guide" for children: if you want your child to be savvy in the cultural sphere-we offer to start small. Children often see…

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What a nu! 8 weird pictures with Topless characters and what it all means
In the painting by husepe Ribera, a bearded old man is breastfeeding a baby. Caravaggio-on the contrary, a young girl breastfeeding an old man. Magritte's chest, Gogol's manner of escaping…

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THE 10 MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS OF 2018
For the first time in recent years, 2018 auctions were held without sensations , the absolute record of 2017 , the sale of Leonardo da Vinci's "Savior of the world"…

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