Heritage of Centuries | 2018 | No. 3 (15) | Svetlana Batyreva


“Mother Native Land”
as an Archetype of Figurative
Thinking (Using the Painting
of the People’s Artist of the RSFSR
G. Rocchinsky as an Example)


© Svetlana G. Batyreva

Dr. Sci. (Fine and  Applied Art
and Architecture), Head, Museum of Traditional
Culture, Leading Researcher, Kalmyk Scientific Center,
Russian Academy of Sciences



Аbstract: The article is devoted to the fine arts of Kalmykia. It clearly demonstrates the fate of the artistic heritage brought from Central Asia by the Mongolian-speaking Oirats, which was further developed in Russia. Largely due to the ethnic self-awareness of the authors, brought up, as a rule, in the realistic traditions of European culture, it represents an extensive material of the types and genres of art. In the interrelationships of heritage and modernity, creativity that sensitively reflects on changes in society is determined by the spiritual culture of the people preserving traditions. In their interpretation, peculiarly expressed in works, tendencies of the artistic process in Kalmykia of the 60–90s of the XX century are revealed.

Keywords: cultural heritage, fine arts, creativity, personality, archetype, tradition, painting, Kalmykia, Central Asia, analysis.

Article information: Received on May 31, 2018, signed by the print, volume 3 / 2018 on October 9, 2018, published on October 13, 2018.

Full bibliographic reference to the article: Batyreva, S. G., ‘‘Mat’ – zemlya rodnaya’’ kak arkhetip obraznogo myshleniya (na primere zhivopisi narodnogo khudozhnika RSFSR G. Rokchinskogo) [«Mother Native Land» as an Archetype of Figurative Thinking (Using the Painting of the People’s Artist of the RSFSR G. Rocchinsky as an Example)], Nasledie Vekov, 2018, no. 3, pp. 48–52. http://heritage-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018_3_Batyreva.pdf. Accessed Month DD, YYYY.



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