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Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:30–7 p.m.

Virtual Concert: Zinoviy Shtokalko: Ukrainian Epic Songs

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Zinoviy Shtokalko: Ukrainian Epic Songs
Live on Facebook!
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:30pm – 7pm EDT

The Ukrainian Museum joins Yara Arts Group in presenting a new event in Yara's virtual series on world epic song traditions and the work of Zinoviy Shtokalko. A virtuoso bandura player in New York in the 1950–1960s, Shtokalko sang his own renditions of traditional Ukrainian epic songs, or dumas. In "Zinoviy Shtokalko: Ukrainian Epic Songs," which premieres Thursday, October 22nd, Yara's Virlana Tkacz tells the story, while Julian Kytasty, a master bandura player, shares recordings of Shtokalko's "Marusia Bohuslavka" and plays sections of this duma, as do others. Special guests include Andrij Hornjatkevyc from Edmonton and Dmytro Hubyak from Ukraine.

This virtual event, as well as Yara's two previous events on Zinoviy Shtokalko can be viewed through links on www.yaraartsgroup.net.

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Sunday November 17 2019
thru Ongoing

Exhibition – The Impact of Modernity: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Ukrainian Art. Major Gift from Dr. Jurij Rybak and Anna Ortynskyj

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31 artists are represented in The Impact of Modernity: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Ukrainian Art with nearly 80 artworks and books donated to the Museum's permanent collection. The exhibition is accompanied by a bilingual, illustrated catalogue with an essay by the curator, as well as a brochure.

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New York, New York 10003
Tel: 212.228.0110
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Sunday November 3 2019
thru Ongoing

Exhibition A Conversation (Besida). Five Years of War in the Donbas

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A Conversation is an installation and art performance by legendary Ukrainian artist Vlodko Kaufman, with the assistance of fellow Ukrainian artist Natalka Shymin. It is a candid and provocative, yet subtle, treatment of the everyday responses of Ukrainians to war in their homeland and is a reminder to those outside of Ukraine that it endures. Kaufman's work as a performance artist, painter, and book designer dates back to late-Soviet-era, underground Ukrainian culture and he has been a leading voice in the development of Ukrainian art for over the past quarter of a century. He is co-founder and Artistic Director of the Dzyga Art Association in Lviv, Ukraine.

Vlodko Kaufman explains that he started drawing the miniature "portraits" of soldiers at the start of the war in the Donbas in 2014. The collection grew as the conflict continued, and the roster of military and civilian victims kept expanding. The miniatures number in the thousands – little pieces of repurposed paper which serve to remind us that the brutal and deadly war is not over yet.

The exhibition concludes a 2-day conference entitled "Five Years of War in the Donbas: Cultural Responses and Reverberations" hosted by the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. The conference will gather an international array of scholars to discuss the diverse ways that Ukrainian culture has been stirred by the recent war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbas. It will present and analyze the vibrant and varied reflections of the war marking today's Ukrainian culture. It will explore the different, novel ways that Ukrainian literature, film, music, and visual art have attempted to perceive, interpret, and express war in the country.


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222 East Sixth Street
(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
New York, New York 10003
Tel: 212.228.0110
Wed. thru Sun. 11:30am-5pm


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Sunday October 27 2019
thru Ongoing

Exhibition From Darkness to Light: The Paintings of Mikhail Turovsky

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Born in Soviet Ukraine where Turovsky's formal arts education took place, his expressive style evolved dramatically after immigrating to the U.S. The retrospective includes many of his thematic works such as sunflowers, nude figures, mother and child paintings, landscapes, and cityscapes.

Last Chance! Exhibition closes Sunday, March 22, 2020.

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The Ukrainian Museum
222 East Sixth Street
(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
New York, New York 10003
Tel: 212.228.0110
Wed. thru Sun. 11:30am-5pm


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Sunday February 22 2019
thru Ongoing

Exhibition Alexander Archipenko: Selected works

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Influenced by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, Alexander Archipenko developed his own avant-garde sculptural style experimenting with convex/concave forms, volume/space transference, and inventing sculpto-painting. By 1920, Archipenko had become the most important sculptor of the era. (see: Jaroslaw Leshko)


The Ukrainian Museum
222 East Sixth Street
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New York, New York 10003
Tel: 212.228.0110
Wed. thru Sun. 11:30am-5pm


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Sunday May 5 2019
thru Ongoing

Exhibition Faces of the Crimean Tatar Deportation 75 Years Later

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On the morning of May 18, 1944, the Soviet government initiated a special operation in Crimea: the deportation of Crimean Tatars (Kirimli) to the Urals and Central Asia. Zarema Yaliboylu's exhibition, Faces of the Crimean Tatar Deportation 75 Years Later, reveals this crime perpetrated by the Stalinist regime against the Kirimli through portraits and stories of ordinary people who survived the deportation and managed at last to return to Crimea. The people in these photos are living witnesses to Soviet crimes against humanity.

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New York, New York 10003
Tel: 212.228.0110
Wed. thru Sun. 11:30am-5pm


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