Hues Folk Paintings Ukraine Sparkling Amid Chaos

When The Local History Museum of Ivankiv Ukraine The Fire was extinguished! Russian Continued Russia-Ukraine bombing A local resident risked his life earlier this year to save 25 museum works. The artworks were created by folk artists. Maria Prymachenko. This incident It is a good description of the influence that Prymachenko’s work had on the life and culture of Ukrainian nationals. Bring 11 of his works are presented in CapitalAn. Digital reprints are possible The Ukrainian World This is Maria Prymachenko.

The Ukrainian folk art painter was a self-taught artist who worked in the style of naive art. His works included embroidery and ceramic painting, drawing inspiration from the folklore and mythology of the region. This made her an iconic figure. Ukrainian national identity Also on display will be 11 reproductions of Prymachenko’s paintings from the collection Here is the National Museum Here is Ukrainian folk decorative art Text Artist Dorota Pietrzyk.

Prymachenko’s works were inspired by local mythology and folklore, making her an icon of Ukrainian national identity.

“The project was initiated by the National Center of Culture of Poland in collaboration with the National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Arts to preserve destroyed art from the local history museum in Ivankiv, as well as to present abroad the works of world-renowned Ukrainian artist, “” Olena Ivanchuk, consul at the This It is Ukraine Embassy in New Delhi, adding: “The works have been selected in such a way as to give an idea of ​​the diversity of his art as well as only to show scenes of traditional Ukrainian life. The selected works, painted between the years 1963 and 1988, present an incredibly colorful world full of fantasy, filled with strange creatures, animals, floral motifs, as well as scenes from fairy tales.

These exquisite paintings depict mystical birds and animals as well as plants that interact with his works in a harmonious way. Ukrainian mythology. While Prymachenko’s works are full of folk ornamentation painted using rudimentary water-based paints, such as the so-called beginner’s tempera, towards the end of her life she switched to tempera paints. more expensive and of better quality. Share how his works were further developed. Ivanchuk explains: “Since the beginning of the 1960s, the size of Prymachenko’s works has increased. From translucent watercolor, the artist turned to thick saturated gouache, which in his works gives rise to sonorous and magical colors and images. At the end of the 1960s, a novelty essential to his creativity appeared: images supplemented by text captions and special explanations. They opened another aspect of the talent of the artist, poetic.

Inspired This avian imagery inspires the work Pigeon And Dove (1982) Maria Prymachenko.

While the country of the artist goes through the turmoil This Is war? Prymachenko’s bright, childlike depictions of scenes from daily life, such as farmers tending crops and plowing fields, convey a sense of hope and harmony. Ivanchuk says, “Preserving culture means preserving the soul of the nation. Prymachenko’s works are part of the cultural heritage of Ukraine, which presents Ukrainian mentality and traditions, creating a certain image of the Ukrainian nation. That is why it is so important for us to show Prymachenko’s paintings abroad. The exhibition was originally designed to create a sense of home for Ukrainian refugees, who had to flee Ukraine because of the war.

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