XXII Annual International Scientific and Practical Conference: "GREAT ART, GREAT THOUGHT - WORSHIP OF BEAUTY"

XXII International Scientific and Practical Conference: "GREAT ART, GREAT THOUGHT - WORSHIP OF BEAUTY"

Odessa Roerich House Museum holds the XXII Annual International Conference «GREAT ART, GREAT THOUGHT — WORSHIP OF BEAUTY». The conference is timed to the 145th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Konstantinovich Roerich (1874–1947) and the 140th anniversary of Elena Ivanovna Roerich (1879–1955). The aim of the conference is to unite cultural workers with a wide variety of professional interests for the practical exchange of knowledge and experience.

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

November 15, 2019, (Friday)

The conference program conducted by:
Petrenko Elena Grigorievna, Director of the Odessa Roerich House Museum (Odessa, Ukraine)
Slonimskaya Tatiana Viktorovna. Editor-in-Chief of the League of Culture magazine (Lod, Israel)

10.00 — GRAND OPENING. Musical greeting of the Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy. Conductor — Buzanova Natalia Sergeevna, Associate Professor of the Chamber Ensemble of the Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy
10.30 — The image of Christ in the works of Svyatoslav Roerich and the Teaching of Living Ethics. Petrenko Elena Grigorievna, director of the Odessa Roerich House Museum (Odessa, Ukraine)
11.00 — What the engravings told about (from the collection of the Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art). Balanovskaya Tatiana Grigorievna, Head of the Western European Art Department of the Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art (Odessa, Ukraine)
11.20 — Portrait of Friedrich Schiller in the collection of Western European graphics of the Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art: attribution, analogues, history of creation. Glebova Irina Yuryevna, Deputy Director for Research at the Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art (Odessa, Ukraine)
11.40 — Plein air painting and sketch experience in the works of I. E. Repin and V. D. Polenov of the French period. Pobozhiy Sergey Ivanovich, Honored Artist of Ukraine, Ph. D. Art History, Associate Professor of Sumy State University (Sumy, Ukraine)
12.10 — The theme of the city in the works of Gennady Garmider. Krizhevskaya Svetlana Grigorievna, Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, artist, member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (Odessa, Ukraine)
12.40 — Features of the paintings of the Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad and the Holy Intercession Cathedral in Izmail (in comparison with the paintings of V. Vasnetsov of the St. Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev). Porozhnyakova Natalia Yevgenyevna, Ph. D. Art History, Associate Professor of the Odessa Grekov Art School, Head of scientific department of the Odessa Roerich House Museum (Odessa, Ukraine)
13.00 — Sphere of influence and responsibility. Slonimskaya Tatyana Viktorovna, Editor-in-Chief of the League of Culture magazine, journalist (Lod, Israel)
13.30 — Presentation of the 15th issue of the magazine «League of Culture». Slonimskaya Tatyana Viktorovna, editor-in-chief of the magazine «League of Culture», journalist (Lod, Israel)

14.00–15.00 BREAK

15.00 — Decorative motifs with protective properties in the fortresses of medieval Moldova. Shlapak Mariana Emelyanovna, Ph. D. Art History, Corresponding Member, Chief Researcher at Institute of Cultural Heritage of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (Chisinau, Moldova)
15.20 — Medicine, music, and religion in the life of Albert Schweitzer. Tatyana Tsidelko, Head of the Department of Cultural and Educational Work, of Scientific Library of Odessa National Medical University (Odessa, Ukraine)
15.40 — Book illustrations of the English artist Thomas Rowlandson at the Vorontsov Fund of the Scientific Library of the Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University. Polevshchikova Elena Viktorovna, Ph. D., Head of Department of rare books and manuscripts, bibliographer of the Scientific Library of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Odessa, Ukraine)
16.00 — Art — as a reflection of the era (according to the articles of N. Roerich, and the last article by H. Blavatsky). Morgunova Alina Feliksovna, researcher at the Museum Center of Helena Blavatsky and her family of the Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum (Dnipro, Ukraine)
16.20 — Ukrainian School of Restoration (from the cooperation experience of the V. V. Vereshchagin Nikolaev Art Museum and the National Science-Preserving Restoration Center of Ukraine). Tveretinova Larisa Evgenievna, Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the V. V. Vereshchagin Nikolaev Art Museum (Nikolaev, Ukraine)
16.40 — Harmony of the ensemble — the search for sound beauty. Povzun Lyudmila Ivanovna, Doctor of Art History, Professor, Department of Chamber Ensemble, Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy (Odessa, Ukraine)
17.00 — Vitaliy Gubarenko and Irina Gubarenko: dialogue of generations, at the concert «The Party of the Family Album» at the festival of chamber music festival ARTEDACAMERA. Bazan Elena Yuryevna, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chamber Ensemble, Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy (Odessa, Ukraine)
17.30 — The artistic value of the quintets of Luigi Boccherini. Kurochkina Maryana Anatolyevna, lecturer of the Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy (Odessa, Ukraine)
18.00 — The ideal of beauty in the work of Nikolai Metner. Shcherbakova, Olga Konstantinovna, Ph. D. of Art History, Associate Professor of the Department of Chamber Ensemble of the Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy (Odessa, Ukraine)
Shcherbakov, Yuri Viktorovich, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Department of Chamber Ensemble of the Odessa Nezhdanova National State Music Academy. (Odessa, Ukraine)
18.30 — Piano concert in memory of Galina Vasilievna Kozhuhar. Performed by pianist Georgy Kozhuhar.

November 16, 2019 (Saturday)

The conference program is conducted by:
Petrenko Elena Grigoryevna, Director of the Odessa Roerich House Museum (Odessa, Ukraine)
Slonimskaya Tatyana Viktorovna, editor-in-chief of the magazine «League of Culture» (Lod, Israel)

10.00 — Musical greeting of the amateur concert «Consonance» at the Odessa Roerich House Museum. Conductor — Daria Gusak, concertmaster — Zhanna Borovskaya
10.30 — Medallions of the Roman Emperor Gordian III of the new finds. Loboda Petr Grigoryevich, Director of the Museum of Numismatics, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine (Odessa, Ukraine)
10.50 — Architecture of ancient Hellenic cities of the Northern Black Sea region, founded in the 5th century BC — 1st century AD. Polshchikova Nadezhda Vladimirirovna, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Department of Design of the Architectural Environment of the Architectural and Art Institute of Odessa State Academy of Construction and Architecture (Odessa, Ukraine)
11.20 — Neo-Gothic palaces of Eastern Europe, erected in the XIX century and experience of their restoration. Pismak Yuri Alexandrovich, Associate Professor of the Architecture and Art Institute of Odessa State Academy of Construction and Architecture. Academician of the Engineering Academy of Ukraine, member of the International Federation for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage EUROPA NOSTRA (Odessa, Ukraine)
11.45 — Heraldry of Odessa — the mission is completed (the project «Pride and Hope» — 20 years later). Vyazovsky Yuriy Igorevich, M. D., member of the Ukrainian Heraldic Society and the heraldic board of the Odessa City Council (Odessa, Ukraine)
12.10 — Dynamics of cultural and civilizational processes. Sokolov Yuri Nikolaevich, Ph. D., Technical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Land Management and Cadastre of Odessa State Academy of Construction and Architecture (Odessa, Ukraine)
12.40 — Bronze plastic Buddhist deities in the collection of the Odessa Municipal A. V. Bleshchunov Museum of Private Collections. Andrushchenko Natalia Vladimirovna, Senior Researcher, Odessa Municipal A. V. Bleshchunov Museum of Private Collections (Odessa, Ukraine)
13.00 — The image of flight in the fine arts of Odessa. Tarasenko Olga Andreevna, Doctor of Arts, Professor, Head of Department of Fine Arts of the Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University (Odessa, Ukraine)
13.30 — Original artists of the city of Berdyansk. Khomchenko Yana Viktorovna, Senior Researcher, Berdyansk Brodsky Art Museum (Berdyansk, Ukraine)

14.00-15.00 BREAK

15.00 — Tao. Two sides of the Chinese pen (about the exhibition of Chinese painting from the museum’s funds dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People Republic of China). Timokhova Irina Nikolaevna, head of methodical department of the Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art (Odessa, Ukraine)
15.20 — The most famous portrait of P. I. Tchaikovsky. Sedykh Sergey Alexandrovich, art history researcher (Odessa, Ukraine)
15.40 — On the history of one portrait by the artist G. S. Sokolovsky (1902–1990). Germanchuk Victoria Vladimirovna, Head of the Exhibition Hall of the Odessa Museum of History and Local Lore, Deputy Chairman of the Odessa Regional Greek Community named after G. G. Marazli (Odessa, Ukraine)
16.00 — The story of the creation of «Isis Unveiled» in the memoirs of contemporaries. Revenko Julia Viktorovna, Head of the Museum Center of Helena Blavatsky and her family of the D. I. Yavornitsky Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum (Dnipro, Ukraine)
16.20 — She, who unites the pearls of the universe (Helena Blavatskaya). Rodina Yulia Dmitrievna, Associate Professor, Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, Pridneprovsk Academy of Physical Culture and Sports (Dnipro, Ukraine)
16.40 — The possibilities of the comparative method in the study of the art of Europe and China. Lai Yuege, graduate student of the Department of Fine Arts of the Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University (Odessa, Ukraine)
17.00 — Painting and graphics by Natalia Berezhnaya: the influence of monumental and decorative art on the style of easel compositions. Nosenko Anna Ivanovna, Ph. D., Art History, Associate Professor of the Department of Fine Arts of the Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University (Odessa, Ukraine)
17.20 — Portrait in a sculpture of Odessa. Tarasenko Andrey Andreevich, Ph. D., Art History, Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Methods of Decorative and Applied Art and Graphics, of the Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University (Odessa, Ukraine)
17.40 — The Blue Horseman — Franz Marc. From the first published correspondence of Franz Mark with Elsa Lasker-Schuler and other sources in German. To the 140th anniversary of Franz Marc (1880–1916). Sadykova Lena Galievna, bibliographer, librarian (Odessa, Ukraine)
18.00 — CONCERT