Tatiana V. Klimkina,
PhD student, Department of Theater Art and Folk Art Culture,
Ogarev Mordovia State University
(Saransk, Russia), firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently in Russia the development of church architecture poses many problems associated with the revival of the national school of monumental religious painting. The article analyzes the main features of the development of monumental decoration of church buildings. It also emphasizes importance of an integrated approach to the solution of the architectural and artistic ensemble of the cult construction. The synthesis of national religious architecture and monumental church painting is the object of research and its features аt the present stage is the subject. The goal of the article is the identification of the main tendencies of integrated approach to the religious architecture, both for Russia and the Republic of Mordovia.
The empirical material of the work is the religious architecture and monumental church painting of Russia and the Republic of Mordovia. The research is based on observation, descriptive and comparative methods of analysis. The article is based on the published research on the church art of Russia and the Republic of Mordovia.
The turn of the 21st century represents the active practice of creating a modern church decor. This is characterized by a complex multistage process of collective creativity, characterized by specific architectural environment of the building, development of the design of the decor and the means of monumental painting.
The turn of the 21st century represents a new step in the development of religious architecture and monumental painting in Russia. It makes a conclusion that at the turn of the century the use of the artistic experience of the past is the leading tendency in the development of modern monumental church painting. The necessity of achieving the synthesis of the architectural building and its monumental and decorative solution is empasized.
Key words: religious architecture; church; fine arts; monumental painting; restoration; traditions.
For citation: Klimkina TV. The Modern Religious architecture and monumental painting: synthesis (on the example of Russia and the Republic of Mordovia). Finno-ugorskii mir = Finno-Ugric World. 2018; 4: 88–97. (In Russian)