Oleksandr Fedoruk

Academician of the NAA of Ukraine


Oleksandr Fedoruk

    born in 1938

Art Historian, Writer

    Academician of the NAA of Ukraine (2000)

    Honoured Art Worker of Ukraine (2003)

    Honoured Worker of Culture of Poland (1977)

    PhD in Art History (1996)

    Professor (2004)

Fedoruk Oleksandr is an art critic, writer, educator, literary critic, and public figure. Full member (academician) of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2000). Honoured Worker of Culture of Poland (1977). PhD in Art History (1996). Honoured Art Worker of Ukraine (2003). Professor (2004).

Oleksandr Fedoruk was awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, 5th Class (2009), the Certificate of Honour of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (2004), and the Gold Medal of the AUC (2004). Currently, he holds the position of Head of the Department of Art Criticism at the National Academy of Culture and Arts Management (National Academy of Government Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts).

The scientific research of O. Fedoruk reflects a wide range of interests of the scientist, and his immersion in various historical periods of both national and world art. His research has become widely known not only in national art history but also in many scientific circles in Europe and the world. The researcher is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and participates in international symposia, creative events, and art projects that widely represent national art in the world. As the editor-in-chief of the magazine "Fine Arts", personally and as an organiser of scientific publications and reviews, for many years he has covered the most acute issues of Ukrainian art criticism on its pages, creating a highly professional, relevant, modern edition of the magazine. For many years, Fedoruk has been working purposefully to preserve and return to Ukraine its national treasures.

Major scientific works of O. Fedoruk: "Sources of Cultural Relations" (1976), "Foreign Art" (1981, co-authored), "Born in Hellas" (1984), "Fine Arts of the GDR" (1986), "Kornylo Ustyianovych" (1992), "In the Circle of Tradition and Avant-Garde (Polish Painting of the Postwar Years)" (1995), "Vasyl Khmeliuk" (1996), "The Wonderland of Aka Pereyma" (1996), "Joy and Sadness of Yaroslav Petrak" (1997), " Liudmyla Morozova. Album" (2000), "Mykola Butovych. Life and Creativity" (2002), "Andrii Chebykin - Wings of a Generous Soul" (2004), "Plasticity of Petro Kapshuchenko" (2004), "Crossing the Sign" (in 3 books, 2006-2008), "Maestro of Art Glass Andriy Bokotey" (2008), "Ceramics of Pereyma" (2011), "The Artist and the Academy" (2021).