The great surrealist of the 20th century, Salvador Dali, left behind many questions, most of which are expressed in his paintings. His works cannot be appreciated or understood unambiguously, everyone sees something different in them, and comes to a special understanding of the artist’s surrealist perception of the world around him.
Artistic illustrations by Alexander Benois to this day are considered the best image of Pushkin's works. Benoit began work on a series of works for The Bronze Horseman in 1903 and in order to achieve such perfection he needed to spend 20 years. During this time, the artist drew a whole cycle of intros, endings, sketches and interpretations of the story.
Communicating in high art circles, Repin met a famous art critic, art critic Stasov, who over time became a good friend to him. They often travel together. Once, together with Stasov, Repin arrives in Dresden, where they stay at a local hotel.
There is nothing more complicated in painting as the work on a portrait. It is not easy to convey the emotions of a living person with paints and your skill on canvas. Borovikovsky is perhaps the only Russian painter who knew how to paint portraits. Before us are two portraits of the same person, they were simply painted at different times.
Another Borisov-Musatov painting “Requiem” continues the ideas begun in “Emerald Necklace”. The huge easel watercolor, worked out to the finest details, was dedicated to the tragic death of a close friend of the artist - N.Yu. Stanyukovich. The artist incredibly mourned for a beautiful and close person.
Rembrandt used the classic plot of the suicide of Lucretia. She decides to take her own life, as she was dishonored by the son of the emperor of Rome. The artist created two paintings. At an earlier time, we see a heroine who is just getting ready to inflict a mortal blow on herself. In her hands is a knife. On a later canvas, a wound has already been inflicted.