Galician painters of the end of the 19th - the first third of the twentieth century - the creators of the latest page of Ukrainian sacred art

  • Igor Kovalchuk

Abstract

The article deals with the development of sacred art in Galicia at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Masters of Ukrainian icon painting K. Ustinovich, Y. Pankevich, M. Sosenko, P. Kholodny and others. continued the creative process through which the Ukrainian icon for a long historical period of development did not lose its viable direction, did not degenerate into the picture. They have not crossed that limit, when the departure from the fundamental theological foundations of iconoclasm threatens to transform it into a painting of dry religious content.

Published
2015-09-08