Ukrainian Folk Glassware

Since ancient times the Ukraine has been renowned for its master glassmen, and their wares have been used by all sections of the population. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, large glass tubs, bowls and dishes were widely used amongst the peasantry for...

Motives of the Hutsul Pottery Painting

The Hutsuls an ethnic group of Ukrainians populating the Eastern Carpathian Mountains at the intersection of three present-day regions: Ivano-Frankovsk, Chernovtsy and Subcarpathian Regions. Here, in the area known as Hutsulschyna, in conditions of geographic...

Beautiful creatures by Olexandr Ganzha

Olexandr Ganzha – ukrainian sculptor from the village of Zhornishche, an ancient pottery centre in Vinnitsa Region. The local potters have since long specialized in making kitchen earthenware — milk jugs, pots to stew potatoes, bake meat and fish, and grind...

Kateryna Bilokur: Biographical sketch

Kateryna Bilokur is an highly original Ukrainian folk artist. Her beautiful pictures of the colorful Ukrainian nature are a significant landmark in the history of Ukrainian folk art. Kateryna Bilokur`s life was not easy. She was born December 7, 1900, in the village...

Fedir Panko: craftsman from Petrykivka

Fedir Panko, folk master of decorative painting who comes from the famous village of Petrykivka, is known far and wide, even abroad, for his truly creative works of art. During the last few years, his paintings have been exhibited and won high acclaim in 37 countries....
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