Arts

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IN PURSUIT OF BEAUTY – GUSTAV KLIMT

One of the founders of the Vienna Secession movement, who is often regarded as the greatest painter of the Art Nouveau period, Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is also remembered as one of the most talented decorative painters of the twentieth century. A precise silhouette, Oriental tones and a bold use of gold are signature elements in […]

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ART HAMPTONS

In the past five years, art life in the Hamptons (one of the richest villages of the U.S.) has been transforming from national to international level, due to the two huge summer exhibitions. Art Hamptons and Art Southampton are organized in the Hamptons every summer. Two of these luxurious exhibitions, became s staple summer tradition, […]

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UKRAINIAN FUTURIST

As students, many of us learned that futurism was synonymous with Volodymyr Mayakovsky, but the famous poet only became a futurist after he visited the village of Chornyanka, located in the Kherson steppes, when David Burliuk hosted a group of friends at his family’s estate and ignited in them a new vision for literature – […]

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MANUS X MACHINA

Fashion was born in the 12th century. “Fashion is the attempt to realize art in living forms.” Michelangelo turned practical limitations into artistic opportunities, lending testament to the true nature of creativity. “Manus x Machina challenges the conventions of the hand/machine dichotomy and processes a new paradigm germane to our age of technology.” Andrew Bolton, […]

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VOICE OF MY SOUL

The art of Ivan Marchuk – one of Ukraine’s most prominent artist, are all over the world, in every continent. He considers himself to be a different kind of artist, and dreams of having his own workshop-museum, while continuing his “pliontanism” on canvas. Ivan Marchuk just celebrated his 80th birthday in May 2016! He is […]

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UNLIMITED CREATIVITY – MYKHAILO TOMASIK

If anyone can see Mykhailo Tomasik’s work once, it is impossible to forget it. The young Ukrainian artist from Simferopol produces artwork that is distinctive yet indicative of Ukrainian visual arts. The texture on Tomasik’s paintings creates a certain amount of volume and noise on two-dimensional surfaces. He also uses an artistic device depicting the […]

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“A4, BALLPOINT”

Ukraine’s most democratic art contest ‘A4, Ballpoint’ celebrates its 10th anniversary. It has been held annually since 2006 by the Karas Gallery and partners. Participants of the contest, including recognized artists, amateurs and beginners, are all on equal footing. The only requirement is to use office paper and a ballpoint pen. The “A4 Ballpoint ” collection […]

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FEELING THE CANVAS – GANNA KRYVOLAP

The exhibition by Ukrainian artist Ganna Kryvolap will be held on September 25 to October 10 at the Ukrainian Institute of America (New York, USA). It will consist of two sections: a series of figurative works, “Horizons” and a series of abstract works, “Ribbons”. The first series is a sequence of landscape paintings combining depictions […]

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UKRAINIAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICA

Strolling down Fifth Avenue at the corner of 79th street, it is difficult not to notice the most elegant, grandiose building structure of the XIX century, Fletcher – Sinclair estate, build in the style of the French Renaissance. This architectural monument belongs to the Ukrainian Institute of America, since 1955. The estate is located right […]

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CONTEMPORARY ART – TRIBUTE TO ORIGINS

On May 4th 2015, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York held it’s annual grand Ball event, in tribute of high fashion: “Met Gala-2015” with impressive success. The biggest fashion extravaganza of the year is “The Annual Costume Institute Gala”, sometimes called the New York’s Oscars, because of the star-studded red carpet, that brings […]