Mykola Pymonenko: Biographical sketch

The creative work of the prominent Ukrainian artist Mykola Pymonenko (1862–1912) occupies a place of note in Ukrainian genre painting of the late 19th and early 20th century. Mykola Pymonenko was born on the 9th of March, 1862, in a suburb of Kyiv, Priorka, into the...

Serhiy Vasylkivsky: Biographical sketch

Serhiy Vasylkivsky (1854-1917) was one of the most popular Ukrainian artists at the turn of the 20th century. Ilis works are displayed in the major museums of our country and abroad as well. Vasylkivsky was born on October 19, 1854, in the picturesque town of Izyum on...

Roman Selsky: Biographical sketch

Roman Selsky (1903-1990) a prominent painter and art professor from Lvov. The artist’s more than 60-year-long creative career is marked by hard work and broad artistic interests. Among his creations are landscapes, still-lifes, portraits, subject painting, decorative...

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...

Heorhiy Narbut: Founder of the Ukrainian graphic

The cultural life of Ukraine and  Russia in the early 20th century was marked, among other things, by the emergence of a coterie of masters of book design who reached the summits of graphic arts, thus developing a new style of Russian book design. When speaking of...
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