ART CRITICISM

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ARTISTIC PROCESSING OF WOOD BY THE AVARS

UDK: 742.51

Pages: 75 - 89


The article examines the little-studied area of folk art in science – the artistic processing of wood by the Avars. Consideration of its most important varieties, the history of development, its main centers is relevant, both for art criticism and for artistic practice. Avar wood carving, in terms of its prevalence and artistic merit, is on a par with such well-known crafts of Dagestan as Kubachi and Gotsatli jewelry art, Balkhar ceramics, Tabasaran pile carpet weaving, Untsukul ornamental notch metal on wood.


Keywords: architectural carving, wood, Untsukul, ornament, notching, utensils, culture, tradition, modernity..




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