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22.01.2020 Lecture: The development of the portrait genre in 19th century art
A portrait of the nineteenth century is more than just a picture of a person. During the nineteenth century, the approach to portraying a person in the portrait was changing, as was the artistic space around it - it was reduced to a neutral dark background to focus attention on the face, then enriched with elements of other genres - household entourage or landscape motif, supplemented with local, historical expanded the genre boundaries of portraiture.
To understand the specifics of human-environment relationships in portraits of 19th-century Ukrainian artists, come to a lecture entitled "Man and the Environment: Developing a Portrait Genre in Nineteenth-Century Art," read by Senior Fellow of the Nineteenth-Century Art Department, Maria Kabak.
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Cover: Havril Vasko. Portrait of Borys Tomara. 1847 NAMU Collection.