The Religious Theme in Modern Art: Panel Discussion at the Russian Academy of Arts

The Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts invites you to attend the panel discussion “The Religious Theme in Modern Art. The Search for New Perspectives in the Interpretation of Sustainable Traditions: the Renewal of the Plastic Language and Compositional Schemes” that will take place in the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts on October 21, 2015 at 11.00-18.00.

In connection with the active Church building in Russia today, the problems  associated with the scenic and plastic decoration of churches are acquiring a special urgency. Recognizing the basic significance of centuries-old  experience of the Orthodox and wider – the Christian art,  artists and art researchers feel the need in a new vision of the antiquity, that corresponding to the canon would reflect the current attitude of an artist to his aims and would enrich the creative process.

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