A good question. Are paintings by Pollock, Malevich and Rothko that easy to fake?
Paintings of the 20th century are truly a great temptation for fraudsters specializing in fake art. The canvases, frames and paints of the period are easier to find than those of the paintings by old masters. It is often technically easier to copy directly the image itself – due to the features of avant-garde styles. The question is, rather, if it is possible to sell the fake subsequently at the…
Artists – in the studio! Famous creators in interiors, or Whose creative chaos is closer to you?
Viewers are always keen to look behind the scenes to see the magic of creating a masterpiece. Some see the romantic appeal in strict order, others – in creative chaos, yet others – in comfort and serenity. Arthive collected images of workshops and studios of 44 famous artists. Choose the interior that speaks to you and write about it in the comments. Tell us what your creative atmosphere is and…
Love story in paintings: Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner
Jackson Pollock is considered one of the most famous representatives of the Abstract Expressionism movement and leading artists of the United States of the last century. The work of his wife, artist Lee Krasner, is less known to the general public, although ironically it was thanks to her support and perseverance that Pollock managed to gain recognition from critics and collectors. But she…
Stress-relieving paintings: fractals in art
It's not a secret that objects with fractal attributes are perceived by the human eye as the highest manifestation of harmony and beauty. The crowns of trees and mountain ranges, unique patterns of snowflakes and the "golden" spirals of sea shells and waves, crystals and corals - we are ready to contemplate them endlessly in the wildlife and on the artists' canvases. As it turned out, this…
Pollock's jigsaw puzzle is not a joke. The story of the world's most difficult puzzle.
Would you like doing puzzle? Then try to do jigsaw of the most famous paintings of Jackson Pollock - "Convergence". A photo of this puzzle's box, once billed as "the world's most difficult puzzle", is considered as a joke by the current users of social networks. However, these puzzles do exist! As experience of those who love challenges'shows they can be done even though it is not easy.