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Introduction

Man can not live without art! At first it sounds like an aphorism, – but you’ll soon see my point. Wherever we turn we always find traces of art. It was so in ancient times, as well as today. A knife of the stone age of a prehistoric man, the statue of Venus de

Milo, the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Paris, even the Rolls Royce car, – everything created by man bears upon it the mark of art. “Man cannot live by bread alone,” said Jesus Christ … “The designs on the wings of a butterfly are dearer to me than all

earthly treasures,” said Confucius. People usually divide art in two classes:

(1) applied art and (2) pure – real art.