“We’re quite familiar with the techniques of these modern artists,” observes New York University anthropologist Randall White, who led the excavation in France’s Vézère Valley.
“But now we can confirm this form of image-making was already being practiced by Europe’s earliest human culture, the Aurignacian.” Major discoveries by White and his colleagues — which include images of mammoths and horses — confirm that a form of pointillism was used by the Aurignacian, the earliest modern human culture in Europe.
The logo has been designed by Lisbon-based Brandia Central.
The shape of the Official Emblem of Russia 2018 takes on the universally recognisable outline of the World Cup Trophy, while the bold use of red, gold, black and blue in the emblem’s colour palette was inspired by centuries-old techniques seen in world-renowned Russian art dating back to the earliest icon paintings.
It also includes works by the masters of the latter part of the 20th century, such as Alexander Tyshler, Alexander Tikhomirov, Natalya Nesterova, Tatyana Nazarenko, Olga Bulgakova, Oleg Tselkov, and Konstantin Batynkov.
There are also works by some of the contemporary artists e.g.
The magic ball at the top of the emblem puts the world’s love of football into the spotlight.
And the components of the emblem taken together blend unique attributes of the World Cup and of Russia as host nation.
One of the priority-oriented directions in the Museum’s activities is promotion of scientific knowledge of classic and contemporary art in different towns and districts of Bashkortostan.The Tretyakov State Gallery, The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow Art Media Museum, the Museum of Circus Art to the Grand Saint Petersburg Circus, the Museum of the Union of Russia’s Circus Artists, Heritage Foundation of Artist A. Some of the works at the MMOMA exhibition are well known to the public; others have never been exhibited before.The exhibition comprises works of the classic Russian Avant-garde artists: Alexander Rodchenko, Vladimir Dmitriev, Alexandra Exter, Vladimir Sterligov, and Mark Chagall.Oleg Kulik, Leonid Tishkov, Olga Tobreluts, to mention just a few.Their works relate to the subject of circus in one way or another.
Now, in short order they have found another pointillist image — this time of a woolly mammoth — in a rock shelter of the same period known as Abri Cellier located near the previous find-site of Abri Blanchard.