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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HOW THE PLAY OF COLOR IN PAINTING SETS THE MOOD
HOW TO BUY A PAINTING TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE INFLUENCE OF COLOR ON A PERSON. Color has great energy and certainly has a strong impact on humans. As well as…

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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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Anikeev Mikhail Korneevich

Anikeev Mikhail Korneevich. Painter. He was born on March 14, 1925 in the village of Nizovaya, Tambov region. In 1950 he graduated from the Chisinau higher art school (Chisinau, Moldova). In 1956 he graduated from the Moscow state art Institute. V. I. Surikova, Department of easel painting. Teachers: prof. p. Malkov and P. p. Korolev the Beginning of creative work since 1950. He works in the genres of portrait, landscape, still life, story and abstract composition. in unique graphics (watercolor, pastel, drawing, mixed media), in monumental art (painting, stained glass sgraffito, ceramics, chamotte mosaic metal) and in sculpture of small forms.

The theme of the artist’s works is diverse. He created a number of works on military, historical themes, art. Tina about the life, work and life of his contemporaries, he sings of childhood, sun, joy, beauty. The best works — about 100 paintings, drawings, monumental art — are listed in the “world art encyclopedia of all time”, published in Leipzig in 1988. Member of the Union of artists of Russia since 1958. Continue reading

The history of the collection (part 2)
Gradually collecting works of art captures a wider range of Russian nobility. Since the second half of the XVIII century, well-known private collections of counts Stroganov, princes Golitsyn, Yusupov and…

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THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE SALES OF PAINTINGS IN THE WORLD IN 2014
1. Barnett Newman "Black fire I" 1961 g-84 160 000 USD The masterpiece was sold under the hammer on may 13, 2014 at Christie's evening auction and set a price…

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"Frida": cinema, love, art and struggle
There are not many really good films about artists. In some cases, the creators brings too modest budget, which inevitably affects the quality. Sometimes the fault is too boring or…

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Van Gogh's suicide: ten arguments why the murder story is a myth
Art critic Martin Bailey, a researcher of the life of Vincent van Gogh, says: a few years ago, he often asked the question " Why did the artist cut off…

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