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Description of the Soviet poster “Defend Moscow!”

The Great Patriotic War became the real catalyst for the most active development for Soviet poster art. The general leitmotif of the posters of that time was the clear expression of the transmitted idea, the powerful persuasiveness of the images and the highest level of patriotic pathos. Even after more than half a century, the works of that period are striking in their strength, confidence, sharpness and unfading freshness.
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Description of the painting by Salvador Dali "Last Role"

Dali is not just one canvas. These are several paintings at once, which he painted several years, or even decades before his departure to another world. Closer to 1983, he began to write less and less, working due to age became harder and harder. But still he wrote ... And this last his cycle of paintings is completely differently perceived by the public.
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Description of the painting by Isaac Levitan “The Last Rays of the Sun”

Levitan is a romantic, singer of nature, her charms, her purity, her naturalness. It is known for many of its beautiful landscapes, reminiscent of the fact that the world around is not reduced to a simple “home-work”, but also embodies the beauty created not by human hands, but by something higher. Forests, fields, rural landscapes - all this takes on a new life under his brush, reveals differently than when an ordinary person looks at him.
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Description of the painting by Mikhail Nesterov “The Riders”

"Riders" - a relatively little-known picture of M.V. Until recently, the painting remained unknown (judging by the available images, it can be judged that it was stored in a folded position). Perhaps the painting is a sketch for an unwritten large canvas. This can be judged by some freedom of drawing and lack of detail, uncharacteristic of other works of the artist.
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Description of Alberto Giacometti's sculpture Walking Man

Walking man is a well-known sculpture, which pierced with its deep meaning all the art of the XX century. The authorship belongs to the ingenious master, graphic artist, artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966). A new look at the existence of an ordinary person, provided him with fame not only in his native Switzerland, but also in other famous art capitals.
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Description of Victor Popkov's painting “Autumn Rains”

We see Pushkin, who is looking into the distance and thinking deeply about something. Before us is a sad picture of autumn. The poet leaned on the column. What is he thinking about? What causes such a sad landscape in him? We can only guess about it. Popkov was able to incredibly lively talk about what is happening. It’s enough to take a closer look, and the canvas begins to come to life.
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