ARTICULT #2 (2-2011)
Transformation of the visual experience
GENEALOGY OF ART CRITICISM: WORD AND VISION
HUMANISM AND ANTIQUARIANS IN XV-XVI CENTURIES
Author: Limanskaya Liudmila
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0592-3192
Summary: Along with the development of Italian humanist ideas in the artistic culture of the time there is a group of enthusiastic collectors of antiquity, calling themselves antiquaries. Their activities extend to copying the inscriptions, the study of ancient coins, architecture monuments and visual arts. Compared with previous methods of studying the history of intelligence and enthusiasm of Antiquaries were aimed at finding, collecting and studying ancient heritage. XV-XVI century - literally bloom antiquarian movement.
Keywords: humanism, antiquarians, archeology
RUSSIAN ART CRITICISM ON GLOBALIZATION AND STRATEGIES OF CONTEMPORARY ART DEVELOPMENT
Author: Artemieva Lyubov
Summary: The article is devoted to specific of form and practices of Russian contemporary art, which had demonstrated at the exhibitions in Moscow 2000 years. The subject of research is the artists and critics perception of the art and society in globalization. The author is looking at artists and critics search of the philosophic and sociology concepts in order to describe the new status of art. Critics and artists use the ideas of Fredric Jameson, Giorgio Agamben, J.Rancie’re and so on, when they speak about the necessary of new sensible experience in order to fait against globalization.
Keywords: contemporary art, globalization, tradition, perceptional experience, affect
COMMUNICATIVE REPRESENTATIONS OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE
INFORMATION PRODUCTION AND WORLD ECONOMY CRISIS OF 2008-2011: PROGNOSIS AND REPRESENTATIONS IN TV-SERIES
Author: Lapina-Kratasjuk Ekaterina
Summary: Based on American and British television shows of 2006-2011 as examples, this article is focused on specificities of representation of professional environment of post-industrial society in the crisis era. The main characters of serials combine crucial traits of “information labor” notion with members’ of traditional society features. The latter coincides with some “network society” definitions.
Keywords: post-industrial society,information labor,flexible specialization,communicative networking
FROM CULTURAL STUDIES TO INTERNET STUDIES: CHANGING PARADIGM
Author: Krivolap Aleksej
Summary: The article deals with historical analogies between cultural studies and internet studies. We demonstrate the methodological and conceptual continuity of cultural studies and internet studies. Critically genesis of cultural studies as an academic discipline and its opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
Keywords: cultural studies, Internet, cultural identity, representation, cyberspace
THE LANGUAGE OF SCREEN ARTS: FROM THE CINEMA TO THE WEB COMMUNICATIONS
Author: Kazuchitz Maksim
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3015-3046
Summary: The article is devoted to actual problems of “screen language” evolution from “photogenie” in silent films to transformations of visual structure in Internet communications. The special visual cues of screen arts and audience perception are allocated. The cues are made dramatic impact on modern mass culture.
Keywords: screen arts, screen culture, cinema, television, Internet, audiovisual, anthropology, visual structure, mass culture
DOCUMENTAL AESTHETICS IN THE FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE USA AND EUROPE 1900-1950
Author: Klimanova Kseniya
Summary: Esthetics of one of the most mass and influential genre of photography now days - fashion photography is little explored both in Russian and international art criticism. This article is devoted to documentary esthetics in fashion photography, describing it and identifying evolution tendency of the esthetic principles from the first occurrence to the 1960s.
Keywords: fashion photography, esthetics, documentary
MESOUSA IN THE SAINT WISDOM CATHEDRAL (AGIA SOPHIA) IN CONSTANTINOPLE
Author: Zemskova Vera
Summary: The article interprets the symbolism of the intern part of the Hagia Sophia (Constantinople) as reproduction of the most important Christian topology: The Jerusalem as symbol of Paradise.
Keywords: Christian art, architectural symbolism, visual program, sacral art
TRANSFORMATIONS OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM CINEMA TO VIDEO ART
THE OLD HOLLYWOOD BENEATH THE NEW: GLOBAL TRANSFORMATIONS
Author: Artjuh Anzhelika
Summary: Author focuses on classical Hollywood in the period of global transformation in 40-50-s, when the vertical integration had been collapsed and the package unite system came on. This radical change was the basis of the New Hollywood.
Keywords: New Hollywood, vertical integration, package unit system, «independents»
NEW NARRATIVE PRINCIPLE AND DISJUNCTIVE NARRATION IN THE 1970-80S VIDEOART
Author: Denikin Anton
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8101-7952.
Summary: The article is dedicated to the analysis of art language and the creative strategies in videoworks of American and Europian videoartists during the period from the end 1970 till 1980th years. The author analyzes the factors promoting formation of specific postmodernist art strategies and affected occurrence of interest of artists to special forms of a disjunctive screen narration.
Keywords: videoart, contemporary art, postmodern, disjunctive narrative, “new narrative”
EXPANDED CINEMA BY J. JANGBLAD AS EXPERIENCE TO OBSERVE THE VIDEOART FROM THE CINEMA DEVELOPMENT: HOW TO APPLY THIS METHOD TO RUSSIAN VIDEOART
Author: Marchenkova Victoria
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6761-9137
Summary: Purpose of this article is revealing a method of research of Gene Youngblood, one of the first video art ' theorist in USA, and to estimate possibility of its application to Russian video art . Subject of analysis is book Expanded Cinema on example of what we can reveal Youngblood's method. Except revealing of a method, potentially suitable for the analysis of different directions inside video art , possibility of the task of a point between cinema and video is of interest; that allows us to apply tools of the analysis developed in the theory of cinema to narrative videos. Also article contains the short review of the ideas stated in the investigated book concerning the nature of video and problems which artists of video, cinema and theater put before themselves in California in 60s, at the beginning of video art, and their correlation with work of the Russian artists in 90's.
Keywords: video art, California in 60-s, media-art, intermedial theatre, synesthetic cinema, Russian video art, narrative video, video technology
GENESIS OF ART TECHNOLOGIES
ON THE UNIQUE SPECIES OF ANCIENT TECHNOLOGIES: WHAT IS MONUMENT OF CULTURE
Author: Lukyanova Tatyana
Summary: The Work generalizes results of long-term physical and chemical researches of the ancient plaster bases of wall-painting and of the architectural modelled decor. It investigates possible reasons of durability of materials on the basis of mineral bonding material, used in wall painting and applied art.
Keywords: artifact, ancient technology, technology of bonding materials, organic additives, fresco technology
FIRST STEPS OF THE CREATIVE SILKOGRAPHY IN THE USA
Author: Parygin Alexey
Summary: We examine key historical moments of American serigraphy, as a print method at the beginning of the 20th c.; Guy McCoy and his first exhibition; the description of the work of American artists, who practiced serigraphy in 1920-1940-s; Federal Art Project in the USA, contributed to the development of the serigraphy art.
Keywords: art of the USA, silkscreen print, serigraphy, graphic arts, print, print graphic, the art of 1930-s, Guy McCoy, Federal Art project in the USA
THE IMPACT OF SHE-ARTISTS OF THE AVANT-GUARD TO THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE VISUAL STRATEGIES IN THE RUSSIAN ART OF THE BEGINNING OF THE 20 C.
Author: Vorontsova Ekaterina
Summary: The article is dedicated to the analysis of art works of female artists, and their influence to the establishment and the development of Russian design. The author analyzes the character of the transformation of visual images through the period of Russian avant-guarde.
Keywords: avant-garde, visual perception, image, design
GRAV GROUP: TO THE VISUAL STRATEGIES OF THE EUROPEAN ART OF 1960s.
Author: Zakharchenko Irina
Summary: The article is dedicated to the group GRAV (Visual Arts Research Group, 1960-1968). The analysis of manifestos and artistic activities of the members of the group shows the place of visual strategies of group in the network of artistic searches of that time.
Keywords: geometry abstraction, op-art, cinematic art, GRAV group, artist-and-art-consumer collision, activation of the visual perception
CHRONICLE AND REVIEWS
THE ART TESTIFIES
Author: Markov Alexander
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6874-1073
Summary: The article is working paper of the seminar “The art of testimony” (RSUH). The art of testimony is investigated as part of anthropological turn in the philosophy of 20 c.
Keywords: anthropology, testimony
HELEN PETROVSKY. THEORY OF IMAGE. A REVIEW
Author: Vasilyeva Elena
Summary: Review: Petrovskaya E.The Theory of the Image. Moscow, 2010. [in Russian]
Keywords: image theory, art theory