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WASHINGTON (AP) — New tests show that crude Spanish cavepaintings of a red sphere and handprints are the oldest in the world, so ancient they may not have been by modern man. Some scientists say they might have even been made by the much-maligned Neanderthals, but others disagree. Testing the coating of paintings in 11 Spanish caves, researchers found that one is at least 40,800 years old, which is at least 15,000  [ Read More ]

Prehistoric dots and crimson hand stencils on Spanish cave walls are now the world’s oldest known cave art, according to new dating results—perhaps the best evidence yet that Neanderthals were Earth’s first cave painters.   If that’s the case, the discovery narrows the cultural distance between us and Neanderthals—and fuels the argument, at least for one scientist, that the heavy–browed humans were not a separate species but only another race. Of the  [ Read More ]

Modernism and Modern Novel

Modernism, in its broadest definition, is modern thought, character, or practice. The term modernism refers to the radical shift in aesthetic and cultural sensibilities evident in the art and literature of the post-World War One period. More specifically, the term describes the modernist movement in the arts, its set of cultural tendencies and associated cultural movements, originally arising from wide-scale and far-reaching changes to Western society in the late 19th and early  [ Read More ]

Gotik subculture

Around 1978 in England Pankisi era is over and he is absolutely different form at the post-punk him, and this time went to groups such as Siouxsie & the Banshees, Bauhaus, Sex Gang Children, Joy Division, Southern Death Cult, Specimen, and others, these groups gotik created a post punk movement, but it soon broke away from the punk and gotika established as an independent process, first gotik rock groups of the  [ Read More ]

Although many famous pictures are held in museums and are thus literally priceless, those which are sold at the auctions may have truly mind-boggling price tags. Are they worth it? You decide.   Pablo Picasso – Femme aux Bras Croisés (Woman with Folded Arms), 1902 Sold for $55 million in 2000 1 Vincent van Gogh – A Wheatfield with Cypresses, 1889 Sold for $57 million in 1993 2 Kazimir Malevich  [ Read More ]

Art Investment Strategies: Great Artist or Just Great Painter   I think that one of the most important questions you should ask yourself when looking at investing in an artwork should be “is the creator of the artwork a great artist or just a great painter (or sculptor, drawer etc.)??”. The reason for this question is simple, there are plenty of extremely good painters, drawers, sculptors out there whose artistic careers  [ Read More ]

Out of the more than 400 commercial galleries that we surveyed this month, more than 70% had painting shows on view. Among them are two dozen solo exhibitions by New American Paintings alumni. New Orleans’ native Nicole Charbonnet, who was featured in one of our earliest issues, presents new work at the venerable Arthur Roger Gallery. In San Francisco, Chris Ballantyne is a must see at Hosfelt Gallery, as is  [ Read More ]

Hermitage History.pa

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Arsen Pochkhua-Georg

Arsen Pochkhua was born in 1923 in Kutaisi. In 1944-49 he ...

Théodore Géricault

Géricault(Born: twenty six Sept 1791; Rouen, Normandy, France-Died: twenty six ...

Ivan Aivazovsky

Hovhannes Aivazian was born on July seventeen, 1817 within the ...

Franz Marc

Videotutorial El sueño Franz Marc Born on February 8, 1880. Munich, Bavaria, ...

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