Apple symbolism in art
An apple, this juicy and ordinary fruit, is a paradoxical object in the visual arts. This is a mysterious and ambiguous symbol that reveals a mass of meanings and unites many opposing messages.
Art Nouveau ("new art" from French) is a style of art and philosophy, which arose in the second half of the 19th century and had been reigning till the beginning of World War I. Its distinctive features include decorativeness, free lines and round shapes, their plasticity and flow. Art Nouveau abounds in opulent ornaments and decorations; it is focused on plants and natural motifs; and the…
What angels speak about: wonderful wings in art of old and modern artists
Angel-like creatures bringing delight and hope could be depicted by artists in their artworks absolutely unexpectedly . The keys to their mysterious existence are hidden in fairy tales, myths, legends, the Bible, astrology and even in the eastern philosophy. During our journey to the heavenly sphere we would like to draw you attention to the classical images of the angel-like creatures with…