large-scale project dedicated to the art of the unique Lviv artist Myroslav Yahoda
Four updated halls for permanent exhibition of the second floor of the museum
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09.03.2020 Lecture: Sculpture as art
This Ukrainian master revolutionized the sculpture of the XX century. Arriving in Paris, the center of European art, in 1908, it became part of the bohemian environment of Montmartre. He made friends with Pablo Picasso, Casimir Malevich, Georges Brak, Andre Deren, Alexandra Exter and many others. Drawing on the already developed principles of analytical cubism, he first applied them in sculpture. He was interested in the ratio of mass and emptiness, which as a result was embodied in the ideas of concave forms of "concave" and "negative" or "empty" space. The "Female Figure" of 1914, which is on display at the NAMU Permanent Exposition, was also made on this principle.
The artist was inspired by archaic sculptures from Hindu temples he saw in the Louvre. He was not the only sculptor of the XX century who was fond of ancient cultures. Many artists of the early 20th century. rethinking the aesthetics of previous eras: Egyptian, ancient, Renaissance and other cultures.
Have you guessed who this announcement is about? You can learn about this most famous Ukrainian sculptor, as well as about the turning points in the history of sculpture at a lecture of NAMU researcher Anna Filippova “Sculpture as Art”.
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