Asani, Jelldes (2020) ARTISTIC IMMERSION OF ALBANIAN PAINTERS IN THE 20th CENTURY. PHILOSOPHICA International Journal of Social and Human Sciences, 7 (13-14). pp. 60-69. ISSN 2671-3020

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The past is simply a time dimension that enables us to understand things that have left their mark in history in which art is also included. Tradition appears as a direct consequence of the spiritual experiences of a nation in which art does not give up reality because it would disappear on its own. Undoubtedly, art attracts the extraordinary possibilities of life by providing vivid depictions of reality with a deep insight into its formal structure. The 20th century visual art refuses to introduce the world as we see it, and at the end of the 20th century it is manifested through the eclecticism of styles and the pluralism of artistic expressions that will be present in contemporary Albanian art as well. Considering the fact that art is a category subjected to changes, motivated by the historical circumstances and cultural traditions of different environments, it certainly had an impact on the Albanian painters that live in the Balkans. The integrated connection of the past and the present takes on new meanings, new experiences and labeling according to new needs while being conceived with modernity that essentially does not know the strict limits to space and time. Contemporary Albanian art has its origins in the struggles of each artist and their artistic content and doubts. The most serious explorations of contemporary Albanian painting began in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Talking about a national art, we often have to talk about the impact of general and special foreign schools and phenomena that have influenced the Albanian reality. The culture of a moment is not only the culture that is born in it, but also the culture that lasts and operates in it by acquiring new values and meanings through various artistic presentations. This paper aims to present the position of the Albanian artists in the colorful and highly divergent space of contemporary art, focusing on the presentation of some concrete examples of the 20th century.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: art, Albanians, contemporaneity, tradition, divergence
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2020 14:36
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2020 14:36

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