Pyotr Konchalovsky. Why did the artist called the Soviet Cezanne?


Pyotr Konchalovsky. Why did the artist called the Soviet Cezanne?February 2, 1956, in preparation for his 16 th solo exhibition, he died a famous Soviet artist Pyotr Konchalovsky. His pictures, painted the broad strokes of lush, enjoyed great popularity, they willingly bought ...
 

Anais Nin - a vicious woman or a brilliant writer?


Anais Nin - a vicious woman or a brilliant writer?February 21, 1903 in a Paris suburb was born Rosa, Juan-Anais Nin. Native affectionately called her finches, and only brother Joaquin, a future great musician, he called his sister "steel hummingbird, created for glory. With nine years Anais ...
 

Annie Leibovitz - a living legend. Why is it like the stars? Part 1


Annie Leibovitz - a living legend. Why is it like the stars? Part 1She rarely gives interviews, but her photographs are known to all. What is already there - the stars are queuing to be photographed with her! She knows how to watch and can turn a simple photograph into a story and an amazing story. It surprises ...
 

Annie Leibovitz - a living legend. Why is it like the stars? Part 2


Annie Leibovitz - a living legend. Why is it like the stars? Part 2In 1989, writer Susan Sontag required picture for the cover of the book "AIDS and its Metaphors", and although she has written several books on photography, she turned to Annie Leibovitz. It was an acquaintance, which affected the lives of ...
 

Amanda Lear ... The mysterious singer and model. What is the secret of its popularity?


Amanda Lear ... The mysterious singer and model. What is the secret of its popularity?Maybe it was and you have this: turn on the radio and hear a voice that you very puzzling - it is unclear whether the man sings, whether a woman. You crazy like a performer, and yet his name you nothing said. You start ...
 

Henry Miller. Brilliant Classics or daring Apostle immorality? Part 1


Henry Miller. Brilliant Classics or daring Apostle immorality? Part 1"The only thing we nedodayut - this is love. The only thing we nedodaem - this is love. " (Henry Miller) Miller's scandalous reputation, gossip and sensationalism, sources who were often friends of the writer, newspaper fictions, accusations ...
 

Henry Miller. Brilliant Classics or daring Apostle immorality? Part 2


Henry Miller. Brilliant Classics or daring Apostle immorality? Part 2Around Miller has always been a lot of women of easy virtue, of which he mentions in his writings. In general, the first time Miller has visited a brothel in the last year in school. Around him gathered the most strange and wonderful people that ...
 

AP Chekhov. What woman really loved a writer?


AP Chekhov. What woman really loved a writer?In the late 30-ies of XX century in the heart of Moscow lived old age woman. From time to time it looked scientists, writers, literary critics and asked about the past, mostly about Chekhov. And every one of them sadly uttered: "Imagine ...
 

Sara Montiel: as an actress was "the queen of melodrama?


Sara Montiel: as an actress was "the queen of melodrama?The film "The Queen Rooster" with Spanish actress Sara Montiel went on Soviet screens in 1962. He had a runaway success. And although a little earlier spectators saw a charming actress in the film "Shopgirl violets" and "My last ...
 

Anna Samokhin: what was her way?


Anna Samokhin: what was her way?A talented actress, a beautiful woman - this is only a small fraction of those epithets that can bestow Anna Samokhin. After a stellar role in the movie in love with her all the men of the USSR, and women she admired. But the 48-th year of life she was gone ... ...
 

Alla Larionova: why the actress called the "queen of men's hearts"?


Alla Larionova: why the actress called the "queen of men's hearts"?Alla childhood dreams of becoming an actress. Love the theater she instilled in parents, who were reputed to be a famous Moscow theater-goers, but had no relationship to art. Father Alla Larionova headed raypischetorg, and my mother worked in a children's ...
 

Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 1


Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 1Masha Bykovskaya, low, but still a strong woman, invites me into the room. While we are a corridor, I carefully look for the woman. How old is she? Looks at 75, maximum 78. But I know that it is a war veteran, which means ...
 

Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 2


Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 2Bykovskaya could not move an arm or leg. The bomb was flying a few seconds, but it seemed that an eternity. Radio operator did not hear the scream Slusar: "Pebbles, stupid, jump, srezhet!" She did not stir. And then Slyusar that ...
 

Secrets of the twentieth century. Were you able to find traces of the missing Rusanov expedition?


Secrets of the twentieth century. Were you able to find traces of the missing Rusanov expedition?Rusanov VA polar explorer, a revolutionary. This brief reference can be found in various dictionaries of this uncommon man. He was born in the ancient city of Orel. Why are people born in the quiet provincial town, so desperately ...
 

Artist Picture. Why does the author of the famous painting "The Rooks Have Come" ended his days in abject poverty?


Artist Picture. Why does the author of the famous painting "The Rooks Have Come" ended his days in abject poverty?In the second half of XIX century Russian landscape painting has survived a stormy ascent. Viewers accustomed to the bright, but multiples of the landscapes painted in a strict academic manner, he is not Russia, with its wretched villages, majestic rivers, ...