THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Contemporary art: from the art-practices and ready forms to nano-technology

2012. №4, pp. 184-191

Skolota Zoya N. - Ph.D. (Philosophy), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

The purpose of this article is to comprehend the phenomenon of contemporary art as an example of a brand new art direction – nano-art. The paper based on the analysis of the techniques and technologies used in the art of the last century, analyzes the problem of aesthetic values, and the relationship of the artist and the recipient. These concepts are the author reveals the urgent problem of reflection of reality in the art of the twentieth century. The study concludes that the place and role of nano-technology in modern culture. According to the author of nano-art returns art classical content, reviving traditional artistic values.

Key words: contemporary art,reality,mimesis,the artist,the recipient,nano-art,nano-technology,ready-made forms,art practice,postmodernism.