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Franz Marc

18 million dollars was paid in November 2007 for Franz Marc’s “The Waterfall (Women Under a Waterfall)” from 1912 at the New York auction house Sotheby’s – a record sum for the German Expressionist.

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How To Make Good Macro Flower Pictures

In spring and summer, nature shows its best side. Now you can find great motifs right on your doorstep: all flower fields shine in the most beautiful colours and are perfect as motifs. In our article we will show you how to master natural and often difficult light situations for photographing impressive macro photos of […]

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The art behind “Alien”

The summer cinema season became much more frightening with the release of “Alien: Covenant” on 18 May. The film, which follows on directly from “Prometheus – Dark Signs” from 2012, is Ridley Scott’s second prequel to his groundbreaking “Alien” film from 1979. In contrast to his predecessor, in which many felt that the cult figure’s […]

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How to shoot a panorama photo?

The world is big and wide and a single photo is often far too small to capture the magnificent view over the city or the land photo of the deep valley: the solution is a panorama picture. For professional photographing of a panorama photo a reflex camera is almost a must. But there are also […]

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Power of colours – the colour red

Whipping, dynamic, invigorating – the colour red combines numerous properties. It symbolizes happiness and love, it strengthens our willpower and ensures positive vibrations in our home. In China it symbolizes happiness and wealth, in other countries it stands for love. It increases our self-confidence and encourages us to act. We have compiled some exciting facts […]

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Landscape painting

As a genre of painting, this genre includes the pictorial artistic reproduction of the untouched nature surrounding or influenced by man. These can be pure natural landscapes, those with signs of human design, urban or industrial landscapes. The special features of a region that the artists consider to be worth depicting from their subjective point […]

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The Life Story of Andy Warhol

When I heard that Maren Gottschalk was working on a Warhol biography, I lifted my finger early to get a review copy. (Many thanks, dear Beltz-Verlag for the uncomplicated transmission.) I read down the first hundred pages of “Factory Man” like this. Then I was stupidly distracted with jobs. Now I could reach for the […]

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