THE CONTEMPORARY RELIGIOUS ART. PROBLEMS AND MAIN TRENDS: RESEARCH CONFERENCE 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 take part in the research conference “The Contemporary Religious Art. Problems and Main Trends”, that will take place in the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts (21 Prechistenka street, Moscow) on April 19-21, 2023.
The Conference deals with main trends of the development of the late 20th – early 21st century religious art and urgent problems in recent practices of masters taking into account the customer’s requirements, as well as focuses on the lesser studied aspects of creativity of the leading modern icon-painters, sculptors and architects.
The Conference topics to be discussed:
- The study of the icon role in today’s world and masters’ searches for expressive means for icon image execution;
- The problem of an icon-painting original: the correspondence of the iconographic sample to the customer’s requirements and the individual artistic vision of the master; the creation of images of the newly-glorified saints;
- The analyses of the diversity of typological landmarks in the Russian church architecture: the recreation of historical models, the experience in interpretation of early Christian and Medieval samples in the decoration of churches, trends in the development of today’s iconostasis;
- The contribution of the Russian Academy of Arts to preservation of the centuries-old traditions of religious art: architecture, monumental painting, icon painting, church mosaics, cloisonne enamels; innovations in the mastership principles on the bases of modern technologies.
The application form:
-Place of work or study;
-Name of the paper;
-Abstracts (not more than 500-1000 signs);
-Contact information (mobile. E-mail).