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Ideal of beauty for Renoir

Artist Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Portrait of Jeanne Samara. State Museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin

Artist Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Portrait of Jeanne Samara. State Museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin, Moscow

Ideal of beauty for Renoir. “I loved women when even did not know how to walk” – said Pierre-Auguste Renoir. He believed that women bring to the world beauty and joy, and these two phenomena are main in Art. “For me the picture … should always be pleasant, joyful and beautiful, yes – beautiful! In life is enough of boring stuff … I know it is difficult to achieve the recognition that great art can be joyous. ”
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Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Marcello Barenghi

Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Italian artist Marcello Barenghi

Diamond ring. Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Italian artist Marcello Barenghi

Hyperrealistic speed drawing by Marcello Barenghi. Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi was born in 1969 in Milan. He studied at Umberto Boccioni Art School and the School of Applied Arts, then graduated from the Polytechnic University, specializing in Architecture. Marcello Barenghi has been drawing since childhood, the artist remembers 9-year-old himself inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, and trying to reproduce Mona Lisa. At school he started drawing using red pencil and learning the techniques of tempera, watercolors and clay modeling.
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Painting light Lak Buni

Painting light Lak Buni

Blooming tree in divine Light. Painting light Lak Buni

Painting light Lak Buni
Reviews of the exhibitions of the artist, known under the pseudonym Lak Buni are surprisingly similar to each other. In particular, all certainly use the words “heat”, “kindness”, “harmony” and, of course, the “light”. Viewers often call Lak Buni “the artist of light”, thus indicating the main theme, and the basic idea of his work. Sometimes the light in his paintings concentrated in dazzling sheaf, becomes spatial. The color and light assembling image penetrates the the heart of a viewer. According to Lak Buni, his luminous paintings represent the concept of the soul, expanded consciousness and spiritual life.
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Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft

Persephone, formidable, venerable majestic queen of the underworld, who carries into effect the curses of men upon the souls of the dead. Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft

Persephone, formidable, venerable majestic queen of the underworld, who carries into effect the curses of men upon the souls of the dead. Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft

Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft was born in 1940 in Kanazawa, Japan. She graduated from The Kanazawa Municipal College of Fine and Industrial Art in 1962. Kinuko Y. Craft moved to the United States at the age of 24. She continued studying painting at the Art Institute in Chicago. Kinuko Craft worked in Chicago art studios for several years. By the end of the 1970s her work was in high demand and she and she started her successful career as a free-lance illustrator. Japanese-born fantasy artist Kinuko Craft considers herself a story teller. She illustrated book covers of many well known fantasy authors, opera posters, fairy tale books and covers for many national magazines
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Mosaic Picassiette House by Raymond Isidore

Mosaic Picassiette House by Raymond Isidore. Chartres, France

Mosaic Picassiette House by Raymond Isidore. Chartres, France

Chartres – one of the most magical places in France. Of course, the cathedral with magnificent stained glass windows – the main miracle. Here and there was an amazing event, that’s what Raymond Isidore recalled: “I was blind as a child (metaphorically), I was in the cathedral, when first saw a wonderful light. It was dark, at first I did not notice anything, and then fabulous light poured out of the windows, illuminating the cathedral … ” But Chartres is also famous for its Mosaic Picassiette House by Raymond Isidore – the most beautiful mosaic-decorated house in the world. The house attracts thousands of visitors annually. The man who built the Mosaic House – Raymond Isidore (1900-1964), a simple worker of a local cemetery.
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Unique and beautiful Norman jewelry

Norman jewelry Holy Spirit pendant

Holy Spirit pendant. Norman jewelry

Norman jewelry
In Normandy, the design of the suspension included a dove flying to the ground with an olive branch in its claws. Less commonly, a bunch of grapes in its beak. Sometimes you can see the suspension, on which other, smaller birds eat up olives or grapes of this dove. Typically, these pendants were made ​​of silver with rhinestones, less gold. Were initially fairly simple with a few crystals, but quickly turned into a complex product, with more than a hundred crystals.
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Realistic painting by Chen Yifei

Realistic painting by Chinese artist Chen Yifei

Viola player. Realistic painting by Chinese artist Chen Yifei

Realistic painting by Chen Yifei
Chen Yifei (April 12, 1946 – April 10, 2005) was a Chinese realist artist and a filmmaker. He graduated from the Art Institute of Shanghai. In the era of the Cultural Revolution, was known for large-scale portraits of Mao Zedong and large paintings on revolutionary themes. Chen Yifei graduated from the Art Institute of Shanghai in 1965. He lived and worked in the United States. After returning to China, Chen Yifei was one of the most commercially successful artists of the country and appealed to the cinema, directed two feature films and a documentary film “Escape to Shanghai” about the fate of Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai from Nazi persecution. Chen Yifei died during the filming of his third feature film “Barber”.
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