Art of Ukraine
Forging Ukrainian Identity
Join an intimate community for five lively discussions on art from Ukraine. From Folk to Cubist to Contemporary, we'll study diverse artists working in varied media and uncover myriad styles, approaches and cultural perspectives. Together, we'll discover the significant artistic contributions of Ukrainian artists in the 20th and 21st centuries!
10% of Proceeds will be donated to the Museum Crisis Center.
This grassroots organization is helping local artists and museum workers survive the war, safeguarding collections, protecting regional museums and evacuating art from Ukraine!
Maria Prymachenko, Bird, 1962
Topics of Discussion:
Maria Primachenko - Transforming Ukrainian Folk Art. How her work was saved from destruction in March 2022.
Kazimir Malevich & Vladimir Tatlin - Ukrainian Leaders of the Russian Avant-Garde
Sonia Delaunay & Alexander Archipenko - Cubism and Abstraction
Alexandra Exter - Pioneering painter and designer who transformed art, theater and sci-fi cinema!
"Godfather of Pop Art" Larry Rivers & John D. Graham - Ukrainian-American Modernists
Contemporary & Emerging Artists: Alena Kuznetsova, Oleg Tistol, Ivan Marchuk, Olha Pilyuhina, and more!
Vita Kin's Fashions: Vyshyvanka and Haute Couture
And the heroic stories from the current conflict, including efforts to save Ukrainian art and culture!
“I bow down before the artistic miracle of this brilliant Ukrainian.” - Picasso on Maria Prymachenko.
Tuesdays @12 pm
May 31-June 28 (May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28)
Where? On Zoom from your home or office. Sessions are led by Lauren Jimerson, PhD.
Webinars are sold in packs of 5.
Each webinar is limited in size to enable lively and engaging discussions.
Held on the same day and time each week, each session is 90 minutes.
All that's required is a curious mind.
New Option - Flex Pass: Can't attend the live sessions? Stream the recording of each class at your convenience! Videos will be posted each week onto a private member page. No downloading necessary.