What shaped the phenomenon of Ukrainian avant-garde that continues to be admired years and years on?
The influence of European modernism is undeniable, but what made this art movement truly unique were the national traditions, customs, and identity of Ukraine. This can be seen in the legacy of Ukrainian avant-garde artists:
- the folk motifs of Kazymyr Malevych’s paintings;
- craftsmen’s works performed from sketches of Oleksandra Ekster;
- Ukrainian nation as the central theme of Les Kurbas’s innovative theatre…See for yourself – rediscover Ukrainian avant-garde in our video explainer made within the #UkraineExplained initiative.
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