Adam and Eve - Hans Baldung. 85 x 212 cm For his creative life, Baldung created many images of Adam and Eve, but this is the most popular. It has already become almost a textbook, widely used for illustrations of books, films and distributed as reproductions or postcards. The picture is two separate, but paired images of biblical characters - Adam and Eve.
Evening. 84.5x142 The picture refers to the famous Volga period of the artist. An ordinary Volga coast with a city that can be seen in the distance possesses extraordinary attractiveness, fabulousness and inexplicable optimism. Twilight is approaching the coast. The opposite shore is already dominated by the threshold of night, shrouded in haze, a sleepy evening translucent veil.
The night before the exam - Leonid Osipovich Pasternak. 39 x 55.5 cm Students are the same at all times. Despite the enormous difference in time and in living conditions, these four can be considered archetypes of students of all time. The canvas depicts a part of the room with a large square table by the window and variegated furniture around it.
Scary, creepy, rustling, noisy - Theodor Kittelsen. 1900 Dark dense forest, night, ghostly cold light of the moon, strange sounds, frighteningly unfamiliar outlines of objects, swaying shadows: these are all primitive fears that have been accumulated in the consciousness of every person, almost from the very moment of the emergence of humanity as such.
In the world there is no prize more authoritative and desirable than the Nobel Prize. The controversial, non-standard-minded, free from any ideology dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel with his whole life showed the world how to live, create, fight and achieve results. Leaving this world, a successful entrepreneur and scientist bequeathed by all means to fight for peace, develop science and art in the name of all mankind, regardless of nationality, religion, belief, gender, age.
With the advent of the 18th century, Russia began to change dramatically. All changes took place at the peak of the popularity of the Baroque style in Europe. The traditions of Russian sculpture, still oriented toward the church, have proved unclaimed in the new conditions. Therefore, the main masterpieces of Russia in the first half of the 18th century were created by foreigners.