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Maverick Arts 2014 Glamour Cat calendar

Maverick Arts 2014 Glamour Cat calendar

Maverick Arts 2014 Glamour Cat calendar. In January, the fashion boutiques start season of tremendous sales. It’s time to fill up wardrobe

Maverick Arts 2014 Glamour Cat calendar

2014 Glamour Cat calendar is another creative photoart work by Paul Cocken. British publisher Maverick Arts employed creative photographer Paul Cocken to shoot the cats for 2014 calendars. After shooting them in a studio, the photo artist applied some photo manipulations to make cats models look glamorous. Paul Cocken has worked with meerkats and guinea pigs last year. Witty and funny stories by Paul Cocken had left no one indifferent.
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Russian artist Igor Grishin

Caprice. artist Igor Grishin. Mixed technique. Canvas

Caprice. Painting by Russian artist Igor Grishin. Mixed technique. Canvas

“Golden Autumn has come.
Nature is trembling, pale,
As a victim, magnificently dressed … ”

A.S. Pushkin

Russian artist Igor Grishin

They say, talented people are talented in everything. And this is true when we get to know Igor Grishin. Born in 1956, in the Siberian city of Omsk, Igor Grishin is a talented artist working in mixed technique. Besides, he is a professional photographer, sculptor and wood carver. Currently the artist is living and working in Mogilev, Belarus. Grishin describes his autobiography with a few words: “educated, married, worked, working on, painting, drawing, sculpturing, photographing“. A participant of several art exhibitions, Igor Grishin is a laureate and winner of the USSR All-Union Festival, awarded diplomas and medals of the USSR. Besides, he is a member of the Union of artists of Belarus. Beautiful art works by Igor Grishin – paintings, drawings, woodcarvings are in private collections in Europe, America, China and the countries of the former Soviet Union.
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Chelyabinsk meteorite coin

Chelyabinsk meteorite coin

Released by the Cook Islands unique 5 dollar Chelyabinsk meteorite coin. Noteworthy, the coin includes the real piece of the meteorite, exploded in 2013 in Russia

Chelyabinsk meteorite coin
Commissioned by the Cook Islands Coin Invest Trust Company released a truly unique and beautiful meteorite coin. Noteworthy, with pieces of Chelyabinsk meteorite! The coin literally depicts exploded 15 February 2013 in the vicinity of Chelyabinsk at an altitude of 15-25 km meteorite. The denomination of $ 5 minted of proof quality, metal silver 925th sample, weight 20 grams, and diameter – 38.61 mm. According to the company, Copies of issued coins – 2500 pieces. Besides, the obverse of the coin “Chelyabinsk meteorite” habitual image – a portrait of the British Queen Elizabeth II. Also, with the inscription around the portrait – «ELIZABETH II», «COOK ISLANDS», and «5 DOLLARS».
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American artist Aja Apa-Soura

Painting by American artist Aja Apa-Soura

Painting by American artist Aja Apa-Soura

American artist Aja Apa-Soura
Born on 21st December 1981, in Scotia, New York, Aja Apa-Soura has her individual unique style in painting. She studied painting at Montserrat College of Art, after which started her own business in Sagittarius gallery. Many of her works can be seen on her website and bought from the online store. Aja Apa-Soura works in her studio in New York, painting in oils using a palette knife. She depicts the streets and alleys, portraits of grumpy cats, colorful flowers and trees, glowing sky and spiral lights, reminiscent of Van Gogh. In the background, many cat portraits, landscapes are easily recognized by characteristic motifs of famous paintings by famous artists, such as “Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh and “The Scream” by Edvard Munch.
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Painting Autumn Russian artists

Painting Autumn Russian artists

Painting Autumn Russian artists. Autumn has come. 2013. Artist Natalia Grigorieva (Penza, Russia). Genre Autumn Landscape. Realism, Oil on Canvas

Painting Autumn Russian artists
Fall has arrived. My favorite season, inspiring poets, musicians, and artists. “Just as a painter needs light in order to put the finishing touches to his picture, so I need an inner light, which I feel I never have enough of in the autumn.” ― Leo Tolstoy. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of colorful autumn, spectacular fall foliage painted by Russian contemporary artists, and a selection of inspirational autumn quotes.
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Russian finift icons

Russian finift icons

Ancient art of Russian finift icons

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Russian finift icons
Finift, or Enamel – an ancient decorative craft in Russia, one of the most interesting and colorful kind of miniature painting, which has always belonged to the elite arts. Exclusive nature of painting, enamel and enamel miniatures is due, on the one hand, to the high art of painting on enamel by artist, and on the other hand to an extremely difficult and time-consuming process of manufacture.
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Exhibition of paintings by Sylvester Stallone in Moscow

Exhibition of paintings by Sylvester Stallone in Moscow

Exhibition of paintings by Sylvester Stallone in Moscow

Exhibition of paintings by Sylvester Stallone in Moscow.
Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone personally will open an exhibition of his paintings in the Russian Museum. Stallone exhibition of paintings, which will be held from October 27 to November 27, 2013, initiated by a prominent Russian-German art historian Joseph Kublitskiy. According to him, the exhibition of Stallone works fits quite an interesting series of exhibitions “The Famous paint”, which in Russia have the same success as in Europe. The projects in this series was the exhibition of works of Gina Lollobrigida at the Museum of Fine Arts of Alexander Pushkin in Moscow.
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