Traditional Khmelnytskyi painting exhibition is being held in Kyiv


The Centre of Ukrainian Culture and Art holds an exhibition 'Samchyky painting is a miracle of Khmelnytskyi painting'.

Samchyky painting is the kind of traditional folk art the village of Samchyky (Khmelnytskyi Oblast) is famous for. It was born in the early of XX century. The leading role in the painting is played by floral motifs presented by mug, periwinkle, poppy, adonis, sunflowers, cones, viburnum, bells. Images of birds, geometric elements can be also seen.

Works in Samchyky painting style can be seen both in museums and art galleries of Ukraine but in private collections abroad (the Netherlands, USA, Russia, Poland).

The exhibition lasts until November, 29.

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