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Color linocut
The technique of color prints on paper and other materials has been known for a very long time. In India, China, color printing was used to decorate fabrics. The signet…

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Why is the famous painting by Botticelli "Spring" called a mythological mystery
The painting "Spring" ("Primavera") was called a "mythological mystery", and critics did not agree on the meaning of the canvas: an allegory of a wedding or a fertile season? The…

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MODERN LINOGRAPHY
There are works of art that can be brought into the house, hung on the wall, put in a folder. This print - lithography, linocut, etching, woodcut. Estamp (in French…

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How to buy a painting as a gift

If you are reading this article and are considering whether to choose a painting for a gift, then you have already made the right choice. If you approach the purchase with the soul, you will not only make a very valuable gift that will be associated with you, but also emphasize the sophistication of your taste, reverent and attentive attitude to the person presented.
A picture is at the same time a design element, an investment, and a friend, interlocutor, and opponent.
Painting is a beautiful design element
A picture like no other element can decorate the interior, becoming a kind of dominant living room or hall. You give not only a beautiful, but also a valuable thing, in which the artist has put his soul, his vision of the world, which he creatively rethought. The picture shows the sophistication of the taste of its owner, gives a special Continue reading

Why advise you to buy paintings by contemporary artists?

Our gallery of contemporary art presents a large selection of paintings, paintings, drawings by contemporary artists. We specialize in contemporary painting, contemporary art and sincerely believe that the purchase of contemporary art is very promising from many angles.

Modern painting rethinking
Any picture has an aesthetic side. She likes, causes a lot of emotions. The works of contemporary artists awaken thought and feelings. First of all, contemporary art reflects the spirit of the times. You will not find in any other antique paintings a reflection of those serious changes that have taken place in the world over the past century, as in works of modern art. In the works of contemporary artists, reality and the recent past are being rethought creatively. The paintings reflect the civic position of the artist, his Continue reading

ANTIQUE MARKET OF EUROPE, counterfeit on the ANTIQUE MARKET

A developed art market appears in the XVII century. in Holland, which was the first in Europe to become a bourgeois republic. It is there that relations between the artist and the customer develop. The state and the church cease to be the main customers, and private buyers arise, which means the art and antiques market. After all, before that, the church was the main customer of art objects for artists – in Italy, Germany, England. As such, secular art before the Renaissance did not exist in Europe.

In the XVIII century. Antique trade appears in almost all countries, including Russia. The antique market of St. Petersburg and even partly Moscow in the 18th century already exists actively. Visitors and local antiquaries are active. In Europe at this time, the two main centers of antique trade remain Paris and Rome. Continue reading

Investing in contemporary art – sales dynamics

Contemporary paintings can be a great investment. You just need to get them in the right place, with the help of qualified consultations, and take the time to “skim the cream”

Succession painting or a successful purchase
If you inherited a genuine Andy Warhl painting or acquired it yourself some 45-50 years ago, then you and your children and grandchildren are wealthy people. Good money can bring a less famous author. Indeed, modern painting is not only an opportunity to surround oneself with something beautiful, but also a way to earn a lot.
Russians traditionally perceive investing in art as a kind of exotic. And if they decide to invest in this way, Continue reading

The alignment of forces in the modern art market: the largest auction houses

If we talk about the current state of the global art market as a whole, then three hegemonic countries – the USA, China, and Great Britain – “rule the ball” on it. Everything that happens in this market has changed a lot over the past ten years, not least in connection with globalization. The ups and downs of the antique market are tied to economic crises. In recent decades, there have been two significant market subsidence. The first significant drop in sales occurred in the period 1990-91, and was associated with the fall of the yen: the Japanese were always among the most active buyers in the art market.

The second drop was more significant and took place between 2008-09 and the acute phase of the crisis in the United States. This period was characterized by an almost hysterical fall in prices in almost all segments of the art market. However, despite the continuing depressive mood of consumers, already in Continue reading

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Dynasty of artists of Bellini
The Bellini Dynasty (father of Jacopo Bellini and his sons Gentile and Giovanni) laid the foundations of Renaissance art in Venice. The Bellini family is always remembered when it comes…

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Color linocut
The technique of color prints on paper and other materials has been known for a very long time. In India, China, color printing was used to decorate fabrics. The signet…

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The alignment of forces in the modern art market: the largest auction houses
If we talk about the current state of the global art market as a whole, then three hegemonic countries - the USA, China, and Great Britain - “rule the ball”…

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ENGLISH AQUAREL, PAINTING OF OLD MASTERS
Watercolor is often called the most moody and unpredictable technique. This is due to many nuances of the behavior of water-based paints. An artist inexperienced in watercolor painting, even observing…

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