2020 was a challenging year that made all of us stay at home. Our home has become a multifunctional space for work, education, entertainment, and more, so it is no wonder that we all try to make it as comfortable and cozy as possible.

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Art is the outlet of artists’ feelings. Neither is it always about the beauties of life, nor does it always tell about its horrors. It all depends. However, you must admit that art initially meant to elevate human emotions and liberate human souls is of great value nowadays. In this…


The start of vaccination has brought fresh hope to millions of people. Many are already bored with the tremendous pressure that the pandemic has been exerting for quite a long time now. Despite the gradual improvement, what statistics show is far from what we call “an equal share.” While some…


Art makes our lives better. It adds colors, beauty, and positive emotions to the everyday routine. Besides, artworks are the objects of admiration. They definitely make a positive influence on people, and particularly on kids. Art helps children develop a number of characteristics and skills that will be useful for…


The art of improvisation holds lots of mysteries. How can artists create breath-taking beauty just spontaneously, without careful preparation? Improvisational art is the artist’s closed book, chaos in motion. …


For many people, conceptualism is one of the most bizarre phenomena in contemporary art. Hardly anyone can understand it; nevertheless, it has turned into one of the most progressive art movements of the era. …


One of the basic functions of art is to call long-established rules and canons into question and provide new ground for development. By devoting their time and effort to address social problems, contemporary artists challenge audiences and viewpoints. …


Abstractionism is a non-objective direction in art, in which artists abandon a realistic image.

What influenced the emergence of the style?

Changes prevailing in the pre-revolutionary society. People were tired of traditional things in art and life. They wanted something new. …


Alexander Gassel, Girl and the Elves, 2005

Russian iconography is considered to be one of the most aesthetic and magnificent forms of religious art. Sacred icons and religious paintings have long become the symbol of ancient knowledge and dedication to traditional techniques. It is not common to see this unique form of art mixed with something as…


With the advent of the First World War, the world witnessed the emergence of a previously unseen form of art — propaganda art. In those grim times, the role of an artist was drastically changed, as art became the tool of war itself. Putting aside all the social and economic…

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