From Antique Tragedy to Abstract Painting: Paradigms of Art Culture

From Antique Tragedy to Abstract Painting: Paradigms of Art Culture

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Bohdan Shumylovych

Center for Urban History

May 19, 2010 / 7.00 pm

Center for Urban History, Lviv

Though art has existed in the world for over ten thousand years, the Greeks are the ones who initiated the discussion about its nature. The lecture indicated that this tradition is still with us today. An antique tragedy, a gothic cathedral, the Versailles gardens, a novel or an abstract painting: they all have a common European root.

Bohdan Shumylovych

an art expert and employee of the Center.

Lecture is a part of the lecture series "Opening the World of Art".

Credits

Cover Image: Raphael's fresco "School of Athens" at the Vatican Palace