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Ivan Semesyuk and “Zhlob-art”

The artist, writer and musician Ivan Semesyuk is not only one of the brightest representatives, but is considered to be the founder of such artistic direction as “Zhlob-art” and the author of the same project. The essence of the project and the artistic direction is to highlight such a social phenomenon as foolishness in all …

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Mykola Kryvenko’s Project “Some Miracles”

The Shcherbenko Art Center opened on January 31 a personal exhibition of artist Mykola Kryvenko “Some miracles”. The exposition includes canvases for more than a decade, as well as some sculptures of bronze and wood and drawings of the late eighties of the last century. Kryvenko’s works are traditionally minimalistic with a plentiful color scheme. …

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Andriy Mentuh and his project “Man in the Images”

February 1 at the Museum of Ivan Gonchar in Kiev, the opening of the exhibition “Man in the Images” by artist Andriy Mentuh. The exhibition is represented by about twenty works of the artist written in different years. The theme of the discovery of human images is inherent in the work of Mentuh for many …

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Sergey Khokhol and his “Zhloby” paintings

The image of a man who, thanks to his so-called “business qualities”, quickly grew rich and was at the top of the social pyramid and gained a lot of opportunities, but at the same time did not have time (or perhaps did not consider it necessary) to tighten his cultural and intellectual level to the …

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Ivan Marchuk – the Ukrainian genius of our time

Ivan Marchuk from the generation of the 80’s. Soviet Union is known by increased dictatorship of the communist regime before its agony at the end of the 1970s, the beginning of the 1980s. The talented young artist Ivan Marchuk was forced to leave for America in those years, since he was not recognized in his …

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Fripulla is a representative of the Soviet underground of the 70’s

Fripulya – so Ukrainian artist Fedir Tetyanich called himself. This is an artist and a philosopher. He can be called a representative of space techno-romanticism. His famous work is the biotechnosphere, the habitation of the future, which he created from the secondary raw material. The artist is one of the first well-known art performer artists. …

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Plain landscapes of Yurko Dyachyshyn “TerraGalicia”

A photographer from Lviv Yurko Dyachyshin made a new series “TerraGalicia” in 2017. These are photographs of agricultural fields in Lviv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk regions. The photographer says that the theme of landscapes is new in his work. Smooth, calm lines of planting, large flat areas are calming. The photographer himself felt a therapeutic effect. Yurko …

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Personal exhibition of Nazar Bilyk “Imaginary distances”

Nazar Bilyk is one of the most famous sculptors in Ukraine. His early work is related to the experiments with negative space. His most recognizable work “Rain” is situated on the Landscape Alley in Kiev. The exhibition “Imaginative distances” has been held at the Kyiv Art Gallery this month. This is the first personal exhibition …

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What can I draw with a ballpoint pen?

What can I draw with a ballpoint pen? The answer to this question you can find in the gallery “Karas” (Kiev) until January 22, 2018. This exhibition project is called “A4, Ballpoint / Кулькова / Шариковая ручка”. The idea is that anyone can create their own drawing on an A4 sheet, but only with a …

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Romantic featheriness of Alexander Lidagovsky

If you saunter through Kyiv, you can meet several sculptures of Alexander Lida- govsky. They fit to the park landscape of the city. The most famous of his sculptures are female and pair figures from bonded metal sheets, which together create a three-dimensional image. Sculpture can be perceived from different sides in different ways. And …

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