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‘Chumaks path in Mariupol’ by Arkhip Kuindzi


‘Ukrainian landscape with chumaks in the moonlight’ by I. Aivazovsky

" Chumak (Ukrainian: чумак) is a historic and traditional wagon-based trading occupation on the territory of modern Ukraine in late Medieval and early Modern periods of history. It consisted...

Kazimir Malevich showed the tragedy of Holodomor, himself fell victim to Stalinism

“Malevich was the only artist who showed the tragic situation of the Ukrainian peasants during forced collectivization in the USSR” –...

‘The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV’ by Ilya Repin

The 2.03 m (6 foot 7 inch) by 3.58 m (11 foot 9 inch) canvas was started in 1880 and finished in 1891. Repin recorded the years of...

Mykola Pymonenko whose works inspired Kazimir Malevich. His Hopak painting was bought by the...

Mykola Pymonenko was a Ukrainian realist painter who lived and worked in Kyiv. Pymonenko is best known for his urban and rural...

De-Russification of Ukrainian art, – DW

New York museum has renamed an Edgar Degas painting to recognize its Ukrainian, not Russian, theme, and acknowledged formerly Russia-designated artists...

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