The Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts (RAA) invites you to take part in the International Research Conference “Landscape in Russian Art of the Second Half of the 19th – Early 20th Century. Evolution of the Genre”, that will take place on May 16, 2022. The Conference will be held in two formats: in the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts (21 Prechistenka street, Moscow) and on-line (ZOOM).
The Conference is part of a series of annual projects of the Department of Russian Art of the 18th – early 20th century of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA for the study of art culture of Modern Time and is timed to the 150th birth anniversary of the Belorussian artist Vitold Byalynitskiy-Birulya (1872-1957). The relevance of this Conference is due to both the fundamental problem of the theme and solo exhibition of the master initiated by the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus in May, 2022.
The main topics for discussion:
-The role of stylistic and aesthetic trends of the time in the context of changes in the poetry of the landscape genre;
-Realistic, impressionist, neoromantic, symbolic and modern trends in the landscape dramaturgy of the second half of the 19th – early 20th century;
-Individualization of the landscape thinking. The influence of the artists’ perception of the space and time on the formation of the figurative structure of an artwork;
-“The landscape of mood” and philosophical and associative qualities of Russian landscape school;
-Iconography of nature images in painting and graphics in the second half of the 19th – early 20th century, the expansion of the range of landscape motifs;
-Semantic modulations and the problem of the genre borders in the Modern time landscape.
The Conference coordinators: Svetlana Usacheva, Head of the Department of Russian art of the 18th – early 20th century of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA and Olga Davydova, Leading researcher of the above Department. The time limit of lectures: 20 minutes. The illustrations shall be submitted in the electronic form (Power Point). The applications shall be mailed till April 1, 2022 to: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
The application form:
-Place of work or study (master students shall indicate the name of their scientific supervisor);
-Name of the paper;
-Contact information: telephone, E-mail;
-Format of participation: (direct/on-line)
Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: +7 495 6373176; +7 916 231 7180.