The characterization of types and settings, perfected by Kustodiev, in the images of festivities in the provincial Volga cities, makes it possible to create real masterpieces. In the painting “Walking on the Volga” in 1909, the public on the embankment is depicted as if from somewhere from the side and from above, in order to […]
Year of painting: 1831. The size of the painting: 64 x 78 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: portrait. Style: romanticism. Gallery: State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Year of painting: 1876. Dimensions of the painting: 55.3 x 46.4 cm. Material: oil. Writing technique: canvas. Genre: landscape. Style: realism. Gallery: private collection.
Year of painting: 1950. Dimensions of the painting: 46 x 37 cm. Material: no data. Writing technique: no data. Genre: abstract painting. Style: abstract expressionism. Gallery: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain.
AI Kuindzhi was called “Artist of Light” by IE Repin. Indeed, Kuindzhi had no equal in the depiction of the play of light and shadow. His famous painting “Birch Grove”, painted in 1879, is a confirmation of this. In the painting “Birch Grove” Kuindzhi managed to create the image of a radiant, sparkling day. It […]
What is beauty, how beauty and morality correlate, how to merge ethical and aesthetic in art are the subject of constant reflections of Kramskoy. And it is in the context of these reflections that one can understand the meaning of both famous and mysterious “Unknown”. In the legacy of Kramskoy, “Unknown” was destined to become […]