Classicism was firmly established in European art of the 17th century, giving ground only in the first third of the following century. The classicists worshipped antiquity, strongly believed in the idea of the order and logic of the universe, as well as in the limitless possibilities of the human mind.
Luck in the Misfortune: 10 depictions of natural disasters that brought fame to their authors
Storms, eruptions, hurricanes, and tornadoes brought big moments to many artists. We picked ten canvases to prove this to you.
The fountain as a symbol in art
Fountains are always attractive. Such hydraulic units were of special importance for ancient people, Asian and Mediterranean civilizations. Both the rich and the poor needed water and looked for it. Painters did not neglect the decorated source of water and it took its own place among the graphic codes. Let's try to decypher this secret symbol of the past and its transformations. So, meet a…