A brilliant scientific work was introduced by the Pedagogical University of Armenia earlier this month. Member of the Artists’ Union of Armenia, Doctor of Arts, Associate Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Art Education of Fine Arts University, our well introduced artist, Ara Hakobyan managed release of the new publication “The Armenian Seascape Painters“. The co-editors of this enormous work are famous and distinguished art critics of the Republic of Armenia Vigen Ghazaryan and ASPU Rector, Doctor of Historical Sciences, and Professor, RA Distinguished Art Critic Ruben Mirzakhanyan.
Louvre Abu Dhabi to display artwork sold for $450m as buyer is revealed as emirate’s culture ministry.
Photo on top: A visitor takes a photo of the painting Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s New York auction house. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ, which was sold for a record $450m (£335m) at auction last month, was acquired by Abu Dhabi’s department of culture and tourism, according to Christie’s in New York.
Photo on the top: Murillo’s altarpiece is installed at the Walker following major conservation work. Photo: Gareth Jones.
LIVERPOOL.- The Walker Art Gallery has welcomed back Virgin and Child in Glory (1673), an altarpiece by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), following a major conservation project. The project has revealed more about the dramatic history of the painting, and about the skills and techniques employed by the renowned Spanish artist.
Photo on top: Recumbent Nude, 1971
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Palace of Versailles, former French royal residence and centre of government, now a national landmark. It is located in the city of Versailles, Yvelines département, Île-de-France région, northern France, 10 miles (16 km) west-southwest of Paris. As the centre of the French court, Versailles was one of the grandest theatres of European absolutism.
Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a country positioned at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. It borders with Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran. Its capital city is Yerevan and its official language is Armenian.
(born February 25, 1841, Limoges, France—died December 3, 1919, Cagnes)
Pierre Auguste Renoir (born February 25, 1841, Limoges, France—died December 3, 1919, Cagnes) French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement. He was one of the central figures of the impressionist movement (a French art movement of the second half of the nineteenth century whose members sought in their works to represent the first impression of an object upon the viewer). His work is characterized by a richness of feeling and a warmth of response to the world and to the people in it.
The second edition of TEFAF New York Fall, which debuted to widespread success in 2016, opened to the public this week and runs through Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the historic Park Avenue Armory. Featuring 95 of the world’s preeminent art and antiques dealers, the Fair presents museum-quality fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920, as well as rare books and manuscripts, jewelry, portrait miniatures, arms and armor, and much more.
Vincent van Gogh is one of the most prominent artists in history. Here are 10 facts about this incredible painter.
A picture taken on October 28, 2017, shows sculptures on display at the Egyptian Museum during the “Night of Art” exhibit in the capital Cairo. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP