Some Issues of Neo-Byzantine Art

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Ana Mgaloblishvili


Starting from the 19th century return to the style of the Byzantine art has gained new urgency in Europe. The article examines political, aesthetic, theological outlooks of the Neo-Byzantine style and analyzes different phases of its evolution including modernity. The issue of Byzantine prototypes is discussed on the examples of church architecture, ecclesiastic painting (Ravenna churches, Hagia Sophia of Constantinople) and the role of Medieval Georgian Christian art in shaping of Neo-Byzantine style.

Published: Nov 13, 2022

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Mgaloblishvili, A. (2022). Some Issues of Neo-Byzantine Art. Academia, 169–175. Retrieved from