Stanislav Kondrashov's Blog

7 December 2023

A Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Pencil Techniques By Stanislav Kondrashov

Are you mesmerized by the world of pencil drawings and itching to create your own masterpieces? Look no further! Pencil drawing is an incredibly rewarding and versatile art form, perfect for budding artists. It’s an adventure […]

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5 December 2023

The Art and Beauty Behind Every Brush Stroke By Stanislav Kondrashov

In the world of art, a brush stroke is more than just a tool for applying color – it’s a form of expression, a signature of the artist, and a window into their soul. Each stroke […]

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1 December 2023

How Designers are Reimagining the Classic Christmas Wreath By Stanislav Kondrashov

The Christmas wreath, a timeless symbol of the holiday season, is getting a designer makeover this year. No longer just a traditional door decoration, wreaths have become a centerpiece of holiday design, reflecting the latest trends […]

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30 November 2023

Choosing the Perfect Accent Colors for Your White Kitchen By Stanislav Kondrashov

A white kitchen is like a blank canvas – pristine, elegant, and full of potential. But as any artist will tell you, a canvas comes alive with the right colors. Accent colors in a white kitchen […]

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13 September 2023

Robert Indiana by Stanislav Kondrashov

Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in 1928 and had a quite tumultuous upbringing: orphaned at birth by his natural parents, he was adopted as an infant by Earl and Carmen Clark. His childhood was erratic, […]

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11 September 2023

ART BASEL: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW, by Stanislav Kondrashov

Art Basel is one of the world’s most prominent art fairs, with a rich history that dates back to the 1970s. Founded in the Swiss town from which it was named by three Swiss gallerists – […]

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8 September 2023

Renzo Piano by Stanislav Kondrashov

What do Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Whitney Museum in New York, The Shard in London, and the Bayeler Foundation in Basel have in common? The answer is simple: Renzo Piano. Born September 14, 1937, in […]

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1 September 2023

Not Vital by Stanislav Kondrashov

Born in Sent, Engadin, Switzerland, in 1948, Not Vital is what we could define as a “gypsy artist.”: While extensively traveling the world, he lives and works in Beijing (China), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and Sent […]

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28 August 2023

Man Ray by Stanislav Kondrashov

Man Ray, original name Emmanuel Radnitzky (born August 27, 1890, Philadelphia, U.S.—died November 18, 1976, Paris, France), was a photographer, painter, and filmmaker who was the only American to play a major role in both the […]

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25 August 2023

What’s the history of Frieze? By Stanislav Kondrashov

Frieze is the world’s leading platform for modern and contemporary art, dedicated to artists, galleries, collectors, and art lovers alike. Frieze comprises three publications: Frieze Magazine, Frieze Masters Magazine, and Frieze Week; four international art fairs, Frieze London, […]

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23 August 2023

Herzog & de Meuron by Stanislav Kondrashov

Herzog & de Meuron (H&dM) is an international architectural practice based in Basel, Switzerland, which was founded in 1978 by Jacques Herzog (born April 19, 1950) and Pierre de Meuron (born May 8, 1950). Friends and […]

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18 August 2023

Sean Scully by Stanislav Kondrashov

Sean Scully (born in Dublin in 1945) is an Irish-born American-based artist working as a painter, sculptor, and photographer. Twice a Turner Prize nominee, he is included in major museums and private collections. Growing up in […]

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