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Description of the painting Maurits Escher "Waterfall"

The lithograph Waterfall, written by Dutch artist Escher in 1961, whose design is based on the impossible triangle of Roger Penrose. Such a triangle consists of three boards (crossbars), each of which is laid at right angles to the other. Actually, the waterfall itself in the picture looks like this: water falling from the topmost tower turns a wheel, which then directs the same water to the top of the structure.
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Description of the monument "Motherland" in Kiev

The monument-sculpture Motherland in Kiev is truly majestic and large-scale. The sculpture can be seen from the most remote areas of the capital, because the statue, together with the pedestal, rises to 102 m. The monument was unveiled in 1981, and it is part of the complex of the national museum. Mother Mother is the most beautiful image with political, philosophical and aesthetic components.
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Description of the painting Efim Volkov “Fire”

Very original and unusual is the work of the Russian painter Efim Efimovich Volkov “Fire.” In general, in the second half of the nineteenth century, the Russian landscape experienced its dawn, largely due to the interest of artists in the life and habitat of an ordinary Russian person, especially a peasant. Volkov also succumbed to this influence and painted many magnificent Russian landscapes.
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Description of the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov “The Hero” (“The Knight at the Crossroads”)

For some reason, Vasnetsov’s painting “The Hero” or “The Knight at the Crossroads” always causes associations not with Ilya Muromets, but with Svyatogor, who is looking for where to put force. Probably because Ilya Muromets Vasnetsov’s we all know too well “in person” from the picture “Three Heroes.” However, this is not Svyatogor, and none of the other famous epic heroes.
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Description of the painting by Ilya Glazunov “My life”

Glazunov’s paintings differ from other writing styles. They embody the plurality of various details of time, events ever occurred. Glazunov’s paintings are a kind of collage, chronological passages. The picture “My Life” tells us about the artist’s life, about his fate, about the events that took place and special importance in his career, were important for his family and him personally.
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