The present text is a combination of the theoretical and practical study concluded under the “Master’s Degree in Artistic Production”, Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).

This investigation is devoted to the aesthetics of sadness and investigation into the concept of trauma in the European Post-War Art. The practical part of the research is presented by the project “Traumatic State”. Тhe presentation of the research work took place in September 2017. It was assessed by the professional jury of Polytechnic University and received a high grade.

The full study’s text located on Institutional Repository of Polytechnic University of Valencia: