An exhibition of the Honorary Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine Oleksandr Dubovyk is open in Kyiv as part of the Bouquet Kyiv Stage festival.
On 18 August, the Khlibnya Gallery presented the Confrontation exhibition by artist Oleksandr Dubovyk. The exhibition includes both works of the past years and new paintings created by the artist during the war, when he deliberately stayed in Kyiv from the first days of the full-scale invasion. The Confrontation is a reflection of the artist's creative and personal path: from confrontation with totalitarian Sovietism to confrontation with the market and double standards, and today - confrontation with imperial racism.
Oleksandr Dubovyk (born in 1931 in Kyiv) is a painter, monumentalist, and graphic artist. He remains one of the leading artists of Ukraine, his work is a bright page in the history of Ukrainian fine art of the second half of the 20th and early 21st centuries. He successfully combines his painting talent with original intellectual and theoretical research. The artist's works are successfully exhibited in the top museums and galleries not only in Ukraine, but also in many European countries and the Americas. The artist's creativity is striking in its versatility: he creates mosaics, stained-glass windows, carpets, paintings, interior design and book graphics. He was awarded the Order of St George the Victorious (2011). Honorary Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2009).