Special exhibition: “ANCIENT TRYPILLIA: SEVEN THOUSAND YEARS OF SPIRITUAL ART,” to be held in the Ukrainian Institute of America from August 20 through September 20, 2010.
The Fund for Research of Ancient Civilizations is
bringing to public attention selected examples of Trypillian
culture, artifacts from the Ukrainian Institute of Archeology of the National
Academy of Sciences of
Among the exhibited works are drawings and paintings by the legendary Taras Shevchenko, by the archaeologist/discoverer of Trypillia, Vikenty Khvoika, and by contemporary artists, Yury Kamyshny, and Volodymyr Balas. The famous artist Aleksander Archipenko, Zlatko Paunov, Ivan Bratko, Sofia Shatkivska are represented by sculptures. Also inspired by the ancient ceramic designs are ceramicists Natalia Kormeluk, Myron Bokalo, and Lyudmila Smolyakova. Rounding out the exhibition are rich collections of folk dress of Anna Kulcyzcky, Vira Nakonechna, and the Shepko and Semerey Families, the ‘pysanky’ of Serhiy Borys, Vira Borys, and Olga Kolodij, and dolls by Valentyna Berdnyk.
This exhibition will be enriched by a series of
lectures by key Ukrainian specialists in art history, philosophy and
archeology: Mykhailo Videiko
and Natalia Burdo,