How to love art and why you need it

Why bother to study this art, paintings, painters, and buildings. I’ll tell you how I got to such a life and how you can get there without getting bored on the way.

How to start

If you don’t start with it, you can easily lose your passion and desire. I have collected the most reliable ways to start a dive from my point of view.

In painting - the rule of three Rs

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Start your study of painting with paintings by Raphael and Renoir, and then move on to the Renaissance in general.

Raphael

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They do not have to know who all these women are, what kind of children, why there is a bird and what it means.

Renoir

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The paintings seem harmonious and beautiful. Raphael and Renoir are simply beautiful.

Renaissance

Architecture - from Art Nouveau

Art-Nouveau

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Usually, you don't need to know something to perceive a picture, but you can often help yourself to feel it better. To do this, read the artist's biography, see the works of his predecessors and contemporaries.

How not to give up: problems along the way

Everything around will interfere and distract, art will creak. Here are the difficulties awaiting you:

Problem:

The originals are far away
  • To get a feel for the works of art, you need to look at the originals, reproductions of paintings and casts of sculptures do not give the desired effect.

What to do:

Start simple
  • For those who often travel to Europe, stop by Dresden, Paris and Italy - there is a very high density of masterpieces.

What to do:

Relax
  • Do not try to delve into the symbols, look at the beautiful. Let me remind you: Raphael, Renoir, Art Nouveau, Impressionists and Renaissance.