Kurina Nadezhda N.
“TRANSITIONAL STYLE” IN SCANDINAVIAN ART, LATE 11TH - FIRST HALF OF 12TH CENTURY
Architecton: Proceedings of Higher Education №1 (45) March, 2014
The article is devoted to the transition from the Scandinavian art of the Viking Age to the Roman style. This phenomenon demonstrates a long process of gradual replacement of pagan art and sustainability Christian North European figurative tradition. The main subject of our study is the number of works of monumental and decorative art in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. A detailed stylistic analysis reveals regular elements combining details specific for Romanesque art, and for the art of the Vikings. The article reviews the traditional scheme of studying the art of the Nordic countries, which is strictly divided into pagan and Christian art. Another equally important aspect is the involvement of ancient Russian works of art, particularly Ancient Novgorod, who had close ties with Scandinavia. Analysis of Novgorod archaeological monuments and manuscripts leads to the conclusion that the presence of artistic links between Old Russian and Scandinavian art, which suggests the existence of uniform artistic culture between the Nordic countries and north-western lands of ancient Russia.
Kurina N.N. “TRANSITIONAL STYLE” IN SCANDINAVIAN ART, LATE 11TH - FIRST HALF OF 12TH CENTURY [Online] //Architecton: Proceedings of Higher Education. – 2014. – №1(45). – URL: http://archvuz.ru/en/2014_1/20