S. V. Gavin, Z. A. Tanshina (Moscow, Russia). Tapestry art in Mordovia today

DOI: 10.15507/2076-2577.011.2019.01.086-092

Tapestry art in Mordovia today

Sergey V. Gavin,
Professor, Department of “Design-textile”,
Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts (Stroganov Academy), corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, Honored artist of Russia (Moscow, Russia), sergey-gavin@yandex.ru

Zoya A. Tanshina,
Candidate Sc. {Art History}, Lectuer, Department of “Design-textile”,
Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts (Stroganov Academy)
(Moscow, Russia), tanshina.zoya@mail.ru

The article discussed the role of contemporary tapestry art in modern culture, the history of the formation and growth of national decorative-applied and monumental art schools in the Republics of former Soviet Union, the importance of both group and personal tapestry exhibitions organized by regional creative organizations of the Union of Artists and the Russian Union of Artists as well as the state Museum-Reserve “Tsaritsyno”. It emphasizes the importance of using richest traditions of folk art, stories and legends of the people living in multiethnic Russia.
The works of teachers and graduates of the Department “Folk Art Culture and Contemporary Art” of the Institute of National Culture of Ogarev Mordovia State University have been demonstrated as an example of those who apply modern tapestry in architectural space design. The paper also defines prospects for the development of tapestry art in the works of young artists.

Key words: tapestry, tradition, monumental-and-decorative art, exhibition, Mordovia national art, contemporary.

For citation: Gavin SV, Tanshina ZA. Tapestry art in Mordovia today. Finno-ugorskii mir = Finno-Ugric World. 2019; 1: 86–92. (In Russian)

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