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Картината напомня кинематографически крупен план. Бош ефектно пресъздава суматохата на кръстния път към Голгота и преднамерено окарикатурява образите. Никъде другаде преди Бош не е предавал на човешкото лице черти на такова гротескно уродство. Само двама в картината - Христос и Света Вероника, и двамата със затворени очи, съхраняват простото човешко…
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„Прадо“ е музей и художествена галерия в Мадрид, столицата на Испания, основан през 1819 г., с над 1300 картини в своите експозиции. Това е един от най-големите и значими музеи на изобразителното изкуство в света. С над 1,8 милиона посетители годишно, музеят е сред най-посещаваните туристически обекти в Мадрид. Музеят…
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On 27 July 1890, Vincent Van Gogh walked into a wheat field behind the chateau in the French village of Auvers-sur-Oise, a few miles north of Paris, and shot himself in the chest. For 18 months he had been suffering from mental illness, ever since he had sliced off his…
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Ever since antiquity, mankind has been fretfully besotted with strange creatures from the oceans’ depths. A terrible sea monster called Leviathan is mentioned in the Old Testament. The prophet Jonah is famously swallowed by an enormous whale-like fish. Watery behemoths feature in the creation myths of many cultures. The Loch…
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To look at a Georgia O’Keeffe painting is to see America. Throughout her career, from her first show in 1916 to the late 1970s, the indomitable artist was concerned with what it meant to paint her country – and she became captivated by the wide plains, rocky outcrops and bold…
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When we say a work of art is ‘uplifting’, what do we really mean? A photograph taken this week from a solar-powered plane invites us to reflect on how great images propel our spirits. Extending outwards along the tapering length of the aircraft’s wing, the photo’s line of vision is…
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Where do you seek refuge from the world? Religion? Family? Sport? Images circulating in the news and on social media in recent days of a controversial structure that opened to the public this week in northern Kentucky demonstrate the extraordinary lengths to which some people will go to protect themselves…
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“Your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs McGregor.” Old Mrs Rabbit’s frightful warning to her children Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter appears on the opening page of Beatrix Potter’s first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Aside from featuring perhaps the most dramatic…
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Yvonne Morris had three minutes to get to work at the start of her shift. Any longer between phoning through her secret code at the perimeter gate and descending a set of stairs and she would have been arrested, at the very least. Morris was one of the first female…
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Питер Брьогел Стария или Питер Бьогел Селския (нидерландски: Pieter Bruegel de Oude) е фламандски ренесансов живописец, известен със своите пейзажи и битови сцени. Смятан приживе просто за един от добрите майсори на своето време, впоследствие е оценен като един от най-големите художници на Северния ренесанс. Творбите му са проникнати от…