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When a meteorite falls, it's always unexpected and sudden. The truth is, a meteorite can fall in any place and in any time. This natural calamity is always accompanied by powerful sound and light effects. During several minutes a blindingly bright bolide of a huge size rashes across the cloudless sky.
Published by Anna Sidorova 54 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 0 comments
Sculpture form, perfectly сut, outstanding in a landscape, and filled with life inner space of a building, elegant, strict geometry of planning, and a variety of randomly scattered houses... What is architecture, in fact, if we name with this word all these things? What language does it speak to us, what does it tell?
Published by Anna Sidorova 62 months ago in Art & Art History | +6 votes | 5 comments
Thanks to Peter Webber's movie "Girl with a Pearl Earring" many people have learned about the wonderful Dutch painter Jan Vermeer and about his most famous painting. This film is based on the book by Tracy Chevalier, in which the writer gives quite a free interpretation of the creation of the painting. And, of course, many of those who have seen the film are sure about the truthfulness of this version.
Published by Anna Sidorova 62 months ago in Art & Art History | +4 votes | 3 comments
The Creation of Adam by Michelagelo is almost as famous as Mona Lisa by Da Vinci. It is one of the frescos in Sistine Chapel and it makes part of a series of paintings depicting episodes from Genesis. On the whole, the painting of Sistine Chapel's ceiling represents the most complicated composition of European painting. Out of nine scenes that illustrate episodes from the Book of Genesis, the Creation of Adam is probably the most perfect and flawless.
Published by Anna Sidorova 62 months ago in Art & Art History | +6 votes | 5 comments
Ikebana is centuries old. Started as a Buddhist tradition to offer flowers for gods' worship in India and China, it gradually spread in Japan. First popular among monks, later among the elite, and now among common people as well, ikebana is an art of flower arrangement. Its name means "way of flowers" and "giving new life to flowers". Learn how to make your own ikebana.
Published by Anna Sidorova 63 months ago in Flowers & Floral Arrangements | +5 votes | 1 comments
"Primavera" is one of Botticelli's most remarkable paintings.The painting is symbolically centered around three spring months, each of which is linked to a different story. One part is dedicated to the ancient Greek myth of creation of the goddess of flowers and plants - Flora. Another one tells the story of Venus and the three Graces. The third one is dedicated to Mercury.
Published by Anna Sidorova 64 months ago in Art & Art History | +3 votes | 0 comments
Learn what a painting is, inform yourself about the main laws of painting, how to understand the usage of colors, light and perspective. Discover how painting evolved during time and learn about the meaning of symbols. Learn why artists used codes to put their ideas in paintings. Become an expert in reading paintings and impress your friends!
Published by Anna Sidorova 65 months ago in Art & Art History | +3 votes | 0 comments