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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 635–641

UDK 75.052



Kozhekov Oleksii Vasyloyich, professor
National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture,
department of Painting and Composition.
Voznesenskyi Uzviz Street 20, 04053, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Abstrakt. In article the research of monumental painting in the different countries of the world in the period of the Middle Ages is conducted. Definition of monumental art and monumental painting is offered. The general periodization of medieval monumental painting is revealed. Differences between secular and church monumental painting (are analyzed at the sheer domination of the last during the Middle Ages). It is established that the receptions and canons developed in church painting have defined character of all fine arts of the Middle Ages. Concrete examples of medieval monumental art in the territory of Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and England are investigated. It is proved that monumental painting has lost the value having in medieval art of the Romance period during the Gothic period.

Keywords: monumental painting, monumental art, Middle Ages, pre-Roman period, Romance period, Gothic period, era, history, church, religion.

Received 25.03.2018


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