GREAT PETRYKIVKA PAINTING EXPOSITION TO OPEN IN KYIV

17/03/2016

'Petrykivka Rushnyk' exhibition takes place in Kyiv from March,24 to May, 4.

'Petrykivka Rushnyk' project mission is to show new sacral and philosophical side of traditional paintings in the context of modern traditional culture.

For ages rushnyk has been the main symbol of Slavic attributes and Ukrainian culture. Rushnyk follows a person during all his life, brings kindness, prosperity, health and protect from troubles.

The project will showcase drawings on paper, rushnyks and shawls with petrykivka ornaments; paintings on textile, wooden plates, furniture, chests, porcelain and clothes decorated by petrykivka ornaments; photos of Petrykivka village and an installation made of 7000 bullet cases 'Mamai Is Ukrainian Buddha'.

The following masters will present their works: Halyna Nazarenko, Tamara Vakulenko, Oleksandr Vakulenko, Ihor Lisnyi, Natalia Statyva-Zharko, Olena Yarmoliuk, Oleksandr Oparii, Tetiana Harkava and the students of Dnipropetrovsk College of Theatre and Art.

The exhibition venue is National Sanctuary Sophia of Kyiv, Volodymyrska str. 24.

Exhibition official inauguration is on March, 24 at 5p.m. Dress code is vyshyvanka.

The project organizer is the Association of Masters of Folk Crafts of Ukraine. The project curators are Nina Burnevich (050) 888-89-34, burnevich@gmail.com) and Ihor Lisnyi.


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