"Bavarian rose" - Empress Sissi. Ceremonial portraits, drama, life (part 1)
The extraordinary beauty of the Empress of Austria and fascinating conversations with her while posing admired Franz the Magnificent-artist Winterhalter. And sissy herself, as Elizabeth of Bavaria was called by…

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Principal ballet of the century: Oscar Schlemmer and the Bauhaus theatre
The XX century was generous with artistic experiments, performances, plexus of different types of art, plotless, symbolic, abstract, provocative actions. But with all this defiant diversity, there is one theatrical…

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS OF 2016
TOP 10 auction sales in 2016 was as follows: 10th place "Peach blossom of spring" 1982. Zhang Daxian. Sotheby's auction, Hong Kong, April 5, 2016. - 34,899 million $ The…

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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!

Abakumov Mikhail Georgievich
Abakumov Mikhail Georgievich. Painter. Born on February 25, 1948 in Kolomna, Moscow region. In 1968 he graduated from the Moscow art and industrial school. Kalinin. In 1977 — all-Union state…

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EXPENSIVE LUXURY GIFTS, EXCLUSIVE GIFTS.
Speaking of luxury gifts it is impossible to ignore the paintings, which at all times were presented as significant gifts for the most important events. In the past, the picture…

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Portrait strokes: map of flaneur Edouard Manet
According to the rules of strolling it is important to walk slowly and aimlessly, to mix with the crowd, but remain separate from it, apart. For a creative person, whether…

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS SOLD IN THE WORLD IN 2013.
The past year is remembered for several high-profile auctions and impressive amounts of sales. 1. November 12, 2013 at Christie's auction easily went under the hammer the work of Francis…

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