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Description of the painting by Salvador Dali "Small remains"

It is very difficult to understand Dali without knowing his biography or reading his criticism, or simply at least not hearing him superficially. He is simply an irresistibly difficult artist for an aesthetically finely tuned person. Here, for example, this painting is “Small remains”. What is it about? Oh being? That everything is perishable in this world?
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Description of the painting by Valentin Serov “Girl with Peaches”

The famous work of the artist V. Serov - the painting "Girl with Peaches" was painted in the summer of 1887. The heroine of the portrait is the daughter of the well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist Savva Mamontov - Vera. The girl was only 12 years old when the master began to paint her portrait. It was not easy for him to work, and it took him three months to complete the painting.
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Description of the painting by Nicholas Roerich "Zvenigorod"

Roerich was a very versatile person - an artist, writer, traveler, archaeologist, he lived a long life and painted about 7000 paintings, many of which are famous and kept in museums. “Zvenigorod” is a painting closely related to his life and his belief in that that Altai is the best place for man, high and clean, and that it is there that you can live a real life and build a utopian city.
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Description of William Turner "Shipwreck"

The worst death is on the water and in the air. Neither above nor below will save you and nothing. The only thing is that you will die instantly in the air, you will still suffer for some time in the water. But if in the sky trouble can happen purely because of the human factor, then in the sea - nature itself can become the arbiter of fate.
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Monument to the book in St. Petersburg

When we hear the word “monument”, we more often associate it with a sculptural group, with the expression of certain human feelings, emotions. But there is a thing in the world that has rightfully put more than one monument. This is a book! Not electronic, but real, with a cover and sheets, such as it appeared not one hundred years ago.
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