The article considers several issues connected with the reactualization of the religious motifs, images and stories (particularly, the biblical ones) in contemporary Ukrainian art. Metaphysical character of the religious subject and its relation to the fundamental theological concepts directly influence the works of the artists, prompting to take them up complexly. Based on this peculiarity of the problem, the necessity of new approaches towards the analysis of the visual material is stated. One of them is usage the category of “image-paradigm.” The idea is conformed by the characteristics of the notion and its comparison to the notion of “artistic image.”
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Author Name: Osadcha O.?.
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Keywords: contemporary Ukrainian art, image-paradigm, religious image, archetype, eidos.