Abakumov Vitaly Vasilyevich
Abakumov Vitaly Vasilyevich. Art historian, painter 1923-1987. He was born on March 25, 1923 in the village of B. Gribanovsky, Voronezh region. In 1947 he graduated from the Moscow city…

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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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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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EXPENSIVE PICTURE AS INCREASE OF OWN PRESTIGE

Increase of own prestige by means of painting.
Collecting paintings is an expensive and prestigious hobby. Who is the most gambling collector who buys the most expensive paintings? In the first place representatives of the United States, the second-the UK, then France and Switzerland. The richest Russians also often appear as buyers of famous artists.

Statistics on the sale of paintings of the most famous auctions suggest that the most often collectors choose modern painting, also great interest in the famous Impressionists and modernists.

Wealthy people do not spare money to buy expensive works of art, proving commitment to eternal values. All this ultimately works on the image of the buyer of painting. Every little thing and every detail, at first glance the most insignificant affects the perception of a person as a whole. In a society of influential people, it is difficult to surprise those who have everything. Possession of a fashionable work of art contributes to the rating, forms the image of a refined and integral personality.

Contemporary art is an original component of a beautiful and prosperous life. Sale of painting category VIP or elite, in demand despite the crises and cataclysms. There is always an interest in art. And it is no wonder expensive interiors (apartment and office) are full of original paintings of masters of modernity.

Today to buy a picture of the fashionable painter means to emphasize the high status and to draw attention to the person. Think for yourself, how much does our impression of a business man, in the office interior of which are located exquisite canvases always relevant painting?!

And moreover, the donation of works of art comes to the fore – a picture as a gift can tell a lot about the hero of the occasion of the donor. Here and respect, and friendly affection, and a fine sense of taste, and impeccable reputation, and good financial situation.
It is necessary to buy one picture and now the beginning of the whole collection. It remains only to set the direction of its further development.

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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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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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 history of the collection (part 1)
The collection of Italian paintings is one of the most important sections of the Museum's art gallery: it has more than five hundred and fifty works and chronologically covers the…

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