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5 Identifying Characteristics of Renaissance Art

5 Identifying Characteristics of Renaissance Art

The Renaissance was one of the most influential periods in the history of European civilization. People’s all-consuming passion for exploration became the cornerstone for change in all areas of life. The period of “rebirth” is especially known for its high ...

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Italian Art of the Proto-Renaissance Period at the Hermitage

Italian Art of the Proto-Renaissance Period at the Hermitage

Art exhibitions come in all shapes and sizes. Some feature cutting-edge art, while others pay tribute to the masters of the past. There is also a special type of exhibition, which is devoted to exceptionally rare art that most people ...

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Showplace Will Conduct New York City Estate Auction on June 20

Showplace Will Conduct New York City Estate Auction on June 20

What is an estate auction? By definition, it is a public sale where everyone can buy anything. As a rule, the highest bidders are the winners, as they are ready to pay the highest price for the items. But if ...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Cultural Pride of the US

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Cultural Pride of the US

Every person should have a list of museums to visit before they die, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, without a doubt, must be on that list. It is hardly thinkable that someone would avoid the largest museum in the ...

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4 Things to Remember When Buying Art and Antiques at Flea Markets

4 Things to Remember When Buying Art and Antiques at Flea Markets

Buying art and antiques at flea markets is always a hell of an adventure. You never know what you will end up buying: a whim-wham or a stolen Renoir. As a rule, many emerging artists start selling their artworks at ...

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The Private Museum of Soviet Propaganda in St. Petersburg

The Private Museum of Soviet Propaganda in St. Petersburg

The Soviet era has gone down in world history as one of the most contrastingly notorious historical periods. A political regime, Soviet chiefs, and state propaganda make it difficult for contemporaries to imagine and interpret those times. One of the ...

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How to Ship a Rug Safely in 4 Simple Steps

How to Ship a Rug Safely in 4 Simple Steps

What is so hard about shipping fine rugs? Many would say, “Just roll it and move it – and there you are!” Simple as it may seem, the process of shipping a rug is, in fact, more elaborate and complex ...

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On Collecting Russian Icons: A Free Webinar by ARTinvestment.RU

On Collecting Russian Icons: A Free Webinar by ARTinvestment.RU

Over the last years, the popularity of religious icons among art and antique collectors has substantially risen. New times mean new rules, and if you are passionate about sacral art and want to find out the latest information on collecting ...

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