Costume Museum, Madrid, Spain 2004 was the year of the official establishment of the Costume Museum in Madrid, but the Museo del Traje (Spanish) dates back to 1925. This year, in the presence of the King of Spain’s family, the exhibition “History of Clothing of All Provinces of Spain” was opened. This constantly operating exhibition was replenished with new models of clothes, changed names, and is now located in an extraordinary complex of 1973, sponsored by architects Jame Lopez and Angel Diaz Dominguez.
Three-arched bridge - Francesco Guardi. 1765-1770. This canvas is filled with many small details of everyday life in Venice of the XVIII century. This area is the most overpopulated, it has a ghetto, but this did not bother the master. Of interest to him were not only the “ceremonial”, luxurious parts of Venice, where it was as if parading the wealth and well-being of the top of society, but also the poorest areas.
The artist-painter A. He lived simply, easily and freely, but at the same time showed great industriousness and perseverance in devoting himself to art. Thanks to his talent, many brilliant paintings came to light that our contemporaries appreciate, love and honor. Abram Arkhipov (Pyrikov) grew up in a family of freed peasants.
Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane - Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. 107.5x143.5 cm At the end of the 19th century, the dawn of Russian philosophical thought came, and art, as a way of knowing and displaying the world around us, could not remain on the side of this scientific and humanitarian surge. It is not surprising that many global thoughts on the problems of the universe, sin, redemption and forgiveness, about the place of man in the Universe also affected Kuindzhi.
The Last Supper - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 104 x 63 cmThe painting uses a very common religious plot - the last meal of Jesus Christ on the eve of his arrest and death. The canvas depicts a spacious room in the house of Simon the Leper, where all the disciples of Christ gathered for a late supper. The room is illuminated by high lamps with an open flame, the vibrations of which create the illusion of movement.
Calm - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. 216 x 345 cm Stormy or calm, in the sunset or in the moonlight, always changing, but always beautiful, the sea fascinates us with its beauty and power. Many artists painted seascapes, but the most talented of them was and remains Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, who magnificently and very realistically conveys the power and beauty of the water element.