THE 10 MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS OF 2015
2015 exceeded all expectations and broke the most expensive sale in the world of painting in its history. But all in order. Here are the works that last year went…

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"Bavarian rose" - Empress Sissi. Ceremonial portraits, drama, life (part 2)
Two years later, a son was born in the family — crown Prince Rudolf, who, of course, was immediately taken under the care of his grandmother and attracted her caregivers.…

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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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Russian artists

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 life and amazing adventures of Ivan Myasoedov
Ivan Myasoedov did not resemble a stereotypical artist, as he was used to seeing the layman. He could tie a knot in a poker, appear in public in the buff,…

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IDA O'keefe: life and oblivion in the shadow of a sister
When you hear the name O'keefe, who comes to mind? Most likely, Georgia. Her sensual flowers in pastel colors and bright paintings of desert landscapes have become iconic. But what…

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Italian painting of XVII-XVIII centuries
Around 1600 in Rome formed two directions-caravaggism and academism, largely determined the further development of not only Italian but also the entire European painting of the subsequent time. Caravaggio and…

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The history of the collection (part 4)
Work on completing the section of Italian painting has intensified significantly since the late 1960s. The author of these lines, having begun at that time his professional career as the…

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