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The Art of Collecting African Art

The Art of Collecting African Art

With the rampant development and onrush of contemporary art, artifacts and traditional antiques seem to recede into the past and become the vestiges of old days. To forestall the extinction of historical and cultural art, collectors struggle to find and ...

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The Philadelphia Show of Art and Antiques is Open Online

The Philadelphia Show of Art and Antiques is Open Online

The influence of the coronavirus pandemic on the art world is devastating. Most of the major international art fairs were canceled or postponed, which resulted in significant losses for the art business. Despite the sticky situation, the art market stands ...

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Sergey Khodorkovskiy – A Leading Expert in Russian Icon Art

Sergey Khodorkovskiy – A Leading Expert in Russian Icon Art

Antique Russian icons are unique in many ways. Not only are they believed to be divinely inspired and have healing properties, but each of them is a complex work of art, with expert craftsmanship and sophisticated iconography. It is no wonder ...

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Andrei Rublev – The Greatest Russian Icon Painter

Andrei Rublev – The Greatest Russian Icon Painter

Icon painting is one of the most ancient human crafts, which originated in the early days of Christianity. However, despite the long and rich history of this unique form of art, there are only a few icon painters whose names ...

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Professional Art Restoration, or How Not to Damage a Painting

Professional Art Restoration, or How Not to Damage a Painting

We are sure that everyone remembers that moment from the movie when Mr. Bean sneezed on a priceless painting and after that scampered about trying to fix what he had done. If you do not want to be in his ...

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Top 5 Wonderful Religious Relics

Top 5 Wonderful Religious Relics

Every religion has its long-standing history with its ups and downs, crucial personalities, hard and easy times. To bring back a memory and help the folk not to forget about some of the above-mentioned notions, people shelter religious relics survived ...

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The Meaning of Colors in Religious Icon Art

The Meaning of Colors in Religious Icon Art

Religious icon art has its origins in the early days of Christianity, when the first and one of the most famous icon painters, Luke the Evangelist, created this unique craft. The art itself flourished at times of the Byzantine Empire. ...

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The Haunting Black Paintings by Francisco Goya

The Haunting Black Paintings by Francisco Goya

What do you feel when you hear the name Francisco Goya? Resounding fear, motionless terror, the stark realism of a great master, or all together? Are you still sure we are thinking about the same Francisco Goya? One of the ...

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