Miles Aldridge, the “King of Colour” in Gloss
Miles Aldridge is a famous fashion photographer who created covers for Vogue, The New York Times. We show the video!
Beads as a Work of Art
Beads are one of the oldest inventions of mankind. Scientists cannot say which appeared earlier, stone beads or glass beads. But both varieties have a very ancient history. The wide breastplate necklaces worn by the Egyptian pharaohs consisted of stone and glass beads. These beads have always been used to create jewellery and garments. But in the 17th century, another trend appeared, pictures…
Nicolai Fechin. Looking for a Home
Arthive has collected a dozen facts about the artist with a unique painting manner.
Artists whose talent is based on a good sense of humour
In this hall of humorous glory, meet the artists who have achieved serious fame, not least because they knew how to joke well. They confirm the presence of their sense of humour not only with their deeds, but also with their words. We didn’t count caricaturists, they’re in a different category.
Encyclopedia of Symbols
The shell as an art symbol: the blessed fruit of the sea...
Seashells, calmly collected on the shore to the sound of the gentle slap of the waves are the main souvenir usually brought from the sea. As we grow older, we appreciate not only the beautiful creations of Mother Nature, but also their embodiment in everyday life and art. What a beautiful fine porcelain, even if it is not Meissen ware, what marvellous subjects are in the paintings! And the…
How the Giotto’s fly came to life
The famous Florentine painter of the Pre-Renaissance period Giotto di Bondone once played a trick on his teacher Cimabue Giovanni, and drew a fly on the nose of one of the painted characters. The insect looked so plausible that Cimabue took it for real and tried several times to brush it off from the picture. And only after several unsuccessful attempts, he finally understood what was the matter.