Why are paintings so expensive? Why go to a museum when there's the Internet? Why are some paintings so weird? When kids don’t understand something, they never hesitate to ask questions. And we tried to answer them honestly, simply and without unnecessary smart terms, concepts and dates. That was not easy.
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The myth of the impoverished and unrecognized artist whose works become popular only after their creator's death, is one of the most unfounded, yet firmly rooted in the minds of art lovers. Attempts to get a good deal are still considered a low and disgraceful thing. Arthive is about to prove that famous artists not only sought to sell their works at a high price, but also often achieved great…
Coming close to the cages of wild predators to watch them, but being afraid of small children. Spending day and night having absorbing conversations with friends, and then upbraiding himself for the time wasted. Stoically withstanding his enemies' wrath and yet being unable to resist the heat of passion. Delacroix was compared to a volcanic crater artistically concealed beneath bouquets of flowers…
A record half a million people visited the Eugène Delacroix retrospective at the Louvre , which closed in July of 2018 before its reopening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall. In Paris, 180 works gave a full view of the French painter’s ouevre, while slightly fewer works will be shown in New York. Some 540,000 visitors made this the most-visited show in Louvre history.