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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2019, 1 (145), 57—65

UDK 745.52(477):7.036.1 “1930/1960”
DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2019.01.057

UKRAINIAN THEMATIC CARPET OF 1930 —1960s AS AN ART PRACTICE OF SOCIAL REALISM

YAMBORKO Olha

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0340-5436

Candidate of Art Studies, Associate Professor, Teacher

Institute of Arts of Vasyl Stefanyk

Precarpathian National University,

Department of Design and Theory of Art

34a, Sakharova str., 76000, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Contacts: e-mail: kalyna015@gmail.com

Abstract. The article deals with the factors of the formation of the phenomena of thematic carpet weaving in the Ukrainian art of the 1930s—1960s. The specifics of the development of this artistic practice in the conditions of the Soviet totalitarian system were highlighted, and the decisive influence of socialist realism on the visual stylistics and the genre structure of the woven panel was determined. The main focus is on carpet themes, hierarchy of genres, and also shown as this kind of carpet weaved on the prospects of Ukrainian and other post-Soviet national textile art schools.

Keywords: thematic carpet, socialist realism, ideology.

Received 25.01.2019

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