Description of the artwork «The introduction of the Slavic Liturgy. From the series "the Slav epic"»
Slav epic — a series of 20 canvases of the Czech artist Alphonse Mucha, written in the early XX century and imbued with the spirit of Slavic unity. Each canvas reflects significant in the author's view of events in the life of the Slavic people. The value of the paintings was significant: 6 to 8 meters. Funded this ambitious project, the American millionaire Charles crane. When in 1928 the work was completed, all the paintings were transferred to Prague.
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Photo models of Alphonse Mucha – in the photos and paintings. Captivating images and their prototypes
The woman of fin de siècle: sensual and ephemeral, seductive and inaccessible ... Who expressed her essence better than the brilliant Belle Époque artist Alphonse Mucha ? His women are charming goddesses with splendid hair, exuding languor and bliss. Their fleeting movements, careless postures and elegant gestures were depicted by the artist with amazing accuracy. Without diminishing the…
In Motion: Monet, Renoir, Picasso, Magritte, Chagall, Frida Kahlo and Dali, a dozen of artists` rare videos
The epoch of cinema broke out late century before last. What a mercy, we can take at least a rapid glance at the legendary artists working, strolling, advertising something! We have managed to collect rare breathtaking videos. Just watch!...