MYKOLA KRYCHEVSKY

1898–1961

Mykola Krychevsky

Mykola Krychevsky

Watercolorist, theatre designer, and graphic artist. In 1919, left Kyiv for Kamianets-Po-dilskyi with the M. Sadovskyi Theatre, then to Uzhorod in 1921, and, in 1923, moved to Czechoslovakia. Studied in the studio of I. Bokshai (Uzhorod, 1921-1922), and then, in Prague, at the Ukrainian Studio of Plastic Arts (1923) and the Higher Industrial Arts School (graduated 1928). From 1929, lived in France; belonged to the “Paris Group” of Ukrainian artists. Member of ANUM (from 1932). Exhibited in the Salon des Indépendants (Paris) and other shows in Lviv, Warsaw, Prague, Paris, Brussels, Rome, the United States, and Canada. Specialized in impressionist-inspired landscapes recorded during his travels through Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Ukraine. His theatre work includes stage sets for the Ukrainska Besida [Spoken Word] Theatre under the direction of O. Zaharov in Lviv (1921-1925); the “Prosvita” [People’s Education and Culture] Theatre under the direction of M. Sadovskyi jn Uzhorod (1921-1923); and in Paris, the Théâtre des Arts (1939) and the Théâtre Hébertot (1942).

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