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Works by Rene Magritte from the last century haunt designers and creators of advertising, and their value at auction reached eight figures.

Two segments of the market — "Impressionists and modernists" and "post-War and contemporary art" — traditionally bring to the overall Treasury lion's share of sales, and a third of this amount is done at the spring auction in New York. These unimaginable figures are supported by the highest quality of works.

Some world-famous art objects contain secrets that even modern scientists have not been able to solve. In our review, seven works of art with a mysterious history, which, incidentally, makes them even more attractive.

In the XXI century, people buy everything. Sometimes their acquisitions can truly surprise even the most sophisticated audience.

10 most unusual forms of modern art. Art has been around almost as long, as people. But ancient artists, dealing with rock painting, unlikely could themselves represent, what strange form can take art modern.

The question has long been discussed by the artists. Is it possible that a man of art be a criminal, is genius and villainy compatible? It turns out that this two things are very compatible. And we are not talking about such "minor" problems as alcoholism or drug addiction. This can be considered the cost of the profession. No, we will break down on more serious intruders ...

Contemporary art is no longer contemporary. Contemporary art with all its postmodern tricks was invented a century ago.Skinned cow carcasses, video performances - at first it was fascinating, but the question arises, what next? Will artists be able to come up with something even more abstract and incomprehensible than Kazimir Malevich's square and Jackson Pollock's spray?

Styles in art have no clear boundaries, they smoothly transform one into another and are in continuous development, mixing . Within the framework of one historical artistic style, a new one is always born, and that, in turn, passes into the next. Many of them exist at the same time and therefore there is no “pure style”.

What is proun? Proun (the project of approving a new one) is a neologism that came up with El Lissitzky about 100 years ago to designate a new artistic system invented by him, connecting the idea of a geometric plane with the laws of constructive construction of a three-dimensional form.

The former banker, co-owner of Sovcombank, at some point stopped his business in Russia and left for Monaco. However, while still a banker, Vasily had diverse interests.

Do you dream of flying into space?

Aliya Prokofieva not only dreams, she actively and systematically embodies the dream of many-many people.

She creates a global project that takes us to a new level of development and awareness, the project that changes the world.

Banksy is one of the most mystical modern figures in the genre of street art. This pseudonym is now known throughout the world, because it was he who managed to pay such close attention to graffiti and raise it to the rank of modern art.

Avantgardist in art and life, who avoided classicism, but afterwards has become the classics himself – Francis Picabia – the temperamental Spanish-French artist from Paris. We would like to dedicate this article to his multi-faceted art and bright individuality.

Among the eminent artists, the majority have studied painting at the appropriate institutions, some of them casted studies soon, seeing in academies the absence of self-expression freedom. The artist we are going to talk about haven`t been studying in schools of painting either, he just loved art and painting was able to change his life abruptly even though the rules of society.

Jean Giraud was one of the founders of the magazine Métal Hurlant and the publishing house Les Humanoïdes Associés. Не known as Gir, co-creator of realistic character Lieutenant Blueberry, and as Mœbius, who changed the aesthetic of science fiction and narrative model of comics.

Giger. His very name sounds like an alien. One of the greatest talents of the 20th century Hans Rudolf «Rüdi» Giger is the Swiss surrealist, whose design work for «Alien» brought him the Oscar and forever changed science fiction.

In 1891, when the Bulgarian Ministers saw the recent acquisition of Prince Ferdinand they were so scared that crossed in front of work of art.

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