Salvador Dali was a genius (maybe a little crazy, but this is generally characteristic of geniuses who are ahead of their time) - even those in whose heart his paintings do not find an answer agree, because these paintings, even more than any other art, need understand the heart, the center of the soul, which hurts, pulls, knocks and beats.
This mysterious and full of hidden meaning of the canvas was written by the master of surrealism Salvador Dali in 1982. This is his last creation, dedicated to the unforgettable wife and muse. Gala was his love throughout his life, she gave him inspiration, joy and pain. Looking at the picture for the first time, you will not be able to say exactly what is depicted on it.
Apocalypse is a world-famous cycle of wood engravings by Albrecht Durer on a religious theme. The series, performed by a German artist in a three-year period from 1496, consists of 15 works depicting the biblical Revelation of the Last Judgment. Engravings were published twice. And the most famous is the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Kuindzhi is a Russian master of landscape, the nature of which appears to be practically animate, living creature, existing in parallel with man. “After the rain” depicts a farm somewhere in the south of Russia - nowhere else are there such saturated colors, electric tension of the air from which they rise on end the hair on the back of the neck, where the most sensitive place is.
“Lenin in Smolny” is a painting by the famous Russian painter I. Brodsky, painted in 1930. By this time, the artist more than once portrayed the leader. His brushes belong to both small sketches from nature, and large paintings. Brodsky is recognized as the master of the image of V.I. Lenin. Brodsky chose a real place and setting for his painting, emphasizing the veracity of the image.
"Priam, asking Achilles for the body of Hector" - the first major work, which was written by eighteen-year-old Alexander Ivanov, while still a student at the Academy of Arts. The author captured the scene of the plot of the 24th song "The Illiads" by Homer. Without a doubt, the young artist knew the whole Homeric poem and it was no coincidence that he chose this verse.