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Fine Art

Mihail Grecu "Baiatul cu boii"

In this section you may find straightforward, comprehensive information about the development of art from ancient times to the present days. You may find out more about the works of different art genres: in prehistoric times and in the Middle Ages, as well as the contemporary works created in the territory of Moldova today. Step by step, you may learn how early forms of art were developing, about the trends and styles, which distinguish different historic epochs, find out more about the art moves having influence on the process of creation of the different art works today.

With a universal visual language art does not need a “translator”, indeed, with the help of artistic images the ideals and morals of society can be expressed. Fine art is an objective criterion of the level of culture and civilization in the corresponding historical periods.

The Moldavian term “arte plastic” comes from the Greek verb “plasticos and Latin term “ars, which combined in French, and made up the term “arts plastiques.

Originally, in ancient times, this term only related to the sculpture, ceramics and architecture, during the Renaissance the term was used to describe the painting and drawing.

At the end of the XIX century, this expression was applied to all genres of fine art as a specific form of art, the result of which is the creation of works of art, that don’t have utilitarian value, but belong to the spiritual culture, forming a society tastes in the sphere of aesthetics, morality and philosophy at different times.

Settlements of Moldova and Diaspora

Corestăuţi

Statut:
Sat
Prima atestare:
1586
Populația:
1137 locuitori

Corestăuţi este un sat şi comună din raionul Ocniţa. Din componenţa comunei fac parte două localităţi: Corestăuţi și Stălineşti. Satul Corestăuţi este situat la o distanță de 22 km de oraşul şi staţia de cale ferată Ocniţa şi la 250 km de Chișinău. Conform datelor recensămîntului din anul 2004, populaţia satului constituia 1137 de oameni. Prima mențiune a satului Corestăuți (la acea dată satul Coroșteni din ținutul Hotin) datează din anul 1586.

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