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Title Deviation from the Rules or the Limited Capacities of the Classical System
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About author Stepanova, Svetlana Stepanovna — full doctor, chief researcher. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Lavrushinsky per., 10, 119017 Moscow, Russian Federation.
In the section Russian Art in the 18th–19th Centuries DOI10.18688/aa200-2-29
Year 2020 Volume 10 Pages 330342
Type of article RAR Index UDK 75.01 Index BBK 85.143(2)

The article addresses the issue of the boundaries of the artistic system of classicism in Russianart of the 19th century. It claims that the means of overcoming or dismantling traditional academic principles affected the very basics of the classical system of creating forms, but in their most extreme versions they were based on philosophical concepts.

The article analyzes which elements of the art form of the classical system were changed in the first place and which of them remained viable and what plastic means were used to overcome the rhetoric of the artistic image. The formalization of the classical method and its subsequent transition to academic art obliged artists to look for means of reviving rigid art forms. This is can be best exemplified by the work of A. A. Ivanov .His artistic journey clearly demonstrated that the method and forms of bringing artistic vision to life are determined by the super task, created as part of the individual creative quest, and not by any stylistic system.

Reference Stepanova, Svetlana S. Deviation from the Rules or the Limited Capacities of the Classical System. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 10. Ed: A. V. Zakharova, S. V. Maltseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova. — Lomonosov Moscow State University / St. Petersburg: NP-Print, 2020, pp. 330–342. ISSN 2312-2129.
Publication Article language russian
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