Lighting devices in the Secession as the component of “Gesamtkunstwerk” and the issues of restoration

Mykolai Orlenko,

Yuliia Ivashko

Abstrakt

The Secession style was the last style with the highly expressed artist’s individuality not only in architecture, paintings but also in lighting devices. One of the sources of the European Secession was the Japanese art: the inspiration that Japanese artists drew from nature, using its lines and forms was quickly assimilated by their European counterparts. The original features of Secession style in Ukraine present not only in facade’s composition, decor but also in original lamps – for example in the interiors of the House of Chimaeras (in the entrance hall) or of the Kachkovsky Clinic stairwell, connected with the idea of “Gesamtkunstwerk” – the total space of art. During the time of Vladislav Gorodetsky, the author of the House of Chimaeras all the lamps in his own unusual house were designed by the author. During the restoring of the House with Chimaeras specialists of the “Ukrrestavratsiya” corporation restored and reconstructed interior’s elements according to the author’s drawings or in the same style.

Słowa kluczowe: lighting devices, Secession style, Ukraine, original traditions
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