1. Elena

    Vincent Van Gogh ”Potato Eaters”

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    Van Gogh wrote: "I really have wanted to make it so that people get the idea that these folk, who are eating their potatoes by the light of their little lamp, have tilled the earth themselves with these hands they are putting in the dish, and so it speaks of manual labor and — that they have thus honestly earned their food. I wanted it to give the idea of a wholly different way of life from ours — civilized people. So I certainly don’t want everyone just to admire it or approve of it without knowing why."
  2. Elena

    Boris Kustodiev – Maslenitsa

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    Boris Kustodiev Boris Kustodiev was born in Astrakhan into the family of a professor of philosophy, history of literature, and logic at the local theological seminary. His father died young, and all financial and material burdens fell on his mother’s shoulders. Between 1893 and 1896, Boris studied in theological seminary...
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