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Description of the painting by Salvador Dali "Persistence of memory"

This painting, painted by the great Spanish artist, representative of surrealism, Salvador Dali. Almost all of his works are distinguished by a unique inimitable style and incredible subtext, which carries a certain meaning and significance. "Persistence of memory" is one of the most famous paintings of the great artist, which has several variants of the name.
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Description of the painting Arkady Rylov “Sunset”

Arkady Rylov is a famous landscape painter and symbolist, a student of Stieglitz and Arkhip Kuindzhi. In many ways, such teachers predetermined his work. The picture “Sunset” was written in the revolutionary 1917. To some extent, this is also symbolism - the sunset of the old world. In Soviet times, when Arkady Rylov was called the founder and head of the Soviet landscape school, "Sunset" was considered an absolutely symbolic landscape.
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Description of the painting by Vasily Surikov “Enisey near Krasnoyarsk”

If in Russia there was and is Mother Volga, then in Siberia there is and will be Father Yenisei. This is no less full-flowing river and no less severe. This is a purely Siberian river, but the truth is significantly inferior in length to the Volga. But on the other hand, Yenisei is a wayward interlocutor. In the spring, he can so walk around that he won’t show up a little.
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Description of the painting by Alexei Venetsianov “Reapers”

The picture "Reapers" is another example confirming the significance of the image of the Russian peasant for Venetsianov. We can notice similar peasants and the theme of harvest in many of his other works. During a walk around the field, the artist was fascinated by the sight of two simple peasant reapers, admiring the beauty of butterflies that sat on the reaper's hand.
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Description of the sculpture by Ivan Shadr "Cobblestone weapons of the proletariat"

In Moscow, in the December Uprising Park, there is a bronze sculpture called "Cobblestone - the weapon of the proletariat." It was created by Russian and Soviet sculptor Ivan Dmitrievich Shadr, who worked at the intersection of two eras. This work is one of the best examples of realism of the Soviet period. The sculpture is a collective image of the representative of the proletariat, ready to fight its oppressors.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Fight in the Strait of Chios”

Aivazovsky - the most famous of the Russian artists, marine painters, he is known for his most famous painting "The Ninth Wave." Of the genres, he preferred landscapes - mainly marine or having at least some relation to the sea - or historical scenes. “Fight in the Strait of Chios” - from the latter. It depicts one of the battles of the Russian-Turkish war that occurred in 1770 in the Chios Strait of the Mediterranean Sea.
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