In Memoriam ”.) The exposition“ ARSENAL SOS / Museum Collection ”also included painting works from the funds,“ archaeological artifacts of the XV-XVIII centuries, numismatics and old printed books ”.Dmitry Kavsan, Gifts of the Magi, 1989Alexander Sukholit, Present Summer, 2003The exhibition includes a variety of exhibits from the collections of the Mystetsky Arsenal.General Director Natalia Zabolotnaya (pictured), in fact, created the Mystetsky Arsenal as we know it. It was she who 10 years ago led only the “future Ukrainian Louvre or Hermitage” that was being created (as they used to say then), and the dilapidated factory building turned into the leading art-platform not only in Ukraine, but in Eastern Europe as well. “Can an Arsenal exist without Zabolotnaya?” - this is a question that the national intelligentsia is discussing today in every way. To the current opposition, the MA was pushed by two very important reasons. First, officials unexpectedly refused to hold a competition for the post of general director of the cultural, artistic and museum complex. With the formation of the art-institution Mrs. Zabolotnaya who stood at the origins of the contract, it was also not extended. Moreover, DUSya (State Administration under the President of Ukraine), which, instead of the Ministry of Culture, subordinated to Mystetsky Arsenal, attempted - as the Zabolotnaya team says - to exclude from the Charter of the complex a “strategically important subsection“ Museums ”. As a result, the Arsenal from the museum complex de jure will turn into just another “enterprise on balance”. In the analogue of the hotel, a pig farm or a brewery. What fate in the case of the “magical reincarnation” awaits the “arsenal” collection, and the exhibition complex itself - one can only guess ...Vasily Yermilov, Bulka. 1914Victor Ryzhih, On the Seine. 1992Mikhailo Boychuk. Portrait Portrait is a realistic genre depicting a person or a group of people existing in reality. The portrait - in the French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire - "reproduce something line in line." Another facet of the name of the portrait lies in the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin. persona - "person; person". Read more Vasil Sedlyar, 1927. Watercolor, watercolor paper (from Italian. "Aquarello") is a well-known technique of drawing using water-based paints, invented in Art. III. in China. Water color paints become transparent after dissolving in water; therefore, when applied to grainy paper, the image looks airy and thin. In contrast to oil paintings, watercolor works do not have textural strokes. Read on.The cause of concern about the fate of the Mystetsky Arsenal and its unique collection is the dragging of the competition SAD for the position of the general director of the complex, as well as the repeated attempts of the management body to remove the strategically important subsection “Museum” from the charter of the complex.
(From the press release of the exhibition “SOS ARSENAL / Museum Collection”).However, the desperate step of Arsenal, who dared to bring his own conflicts to the public plane, is already yielding results. An official explanation of the situation with the competition appeared on the website of the General Affairs Department. We will think that in the foreseeable future there will be no cause for concern at all.Maria Sinyakova, Petrograd. WatercolorAkvarel (from Italian. "Aquarello") is a well-known technique of drawing with water-based paints, invented in Art. III. in China. Water color paints become transparent after dissolving in water; therefore, when applied to grainy paper, the image looks airy and thin. Unlike oil paintings, there are no textured strokes in watercolor paintings. To read further, the 1920s.Professor Dmitry Gorbachev is one of the loyal members of the current team of Mystetsky Arsenal. And he is the man who, perhaps, is almost the most in Ukraine worried about the fate of the heritage of the Ukrainian avant-garde and the famous collection of Igor Dychenko, including paintings by Malevich, Palmov, Yermilov, boychukists, and others. After all, it was Dmitry Yemelyanovich in the 1960s that the “picturesque” Ukrainian avant-garde, Malevich, “inventing” Suprematism, was sentenced to destruction by the authorities to the world, did not let anyone into the workshop. The only exception was the avant-garde artist Alexandra Exter. Once a resident of Kiev, having moved to France, she taught at the Fernand Leger school, created "model" clothes, and after a long oblivion her paintings today are valued "by a million." Our small excursion is on the Kiev routes "amazon Russian avant-garde". Read more !Oksana Pavlenko, Write the slogan. Paper, ink, watercolorAkvarel (from Italian. "Aquarello") is a well-known technique of drawing using water-based paints, invented in Art. III. in China. Water color paints become transparent after dissolving in water; therefore, when applied to grainy paper, the image looks airy and thin. Unlike oil paintings, there are no textured strokes in watercolor paintings. To read further, mixed technology, 1921. The current opening day: this “ARSENAL SOS / Museum collection” will definitely be remembered. Not so often in the leading museums of the country are "emergency protest" exhibitions, also of such magnitude.
Within the framework of the project, in addition, it is possible to visit excursions devoted to the history of Arsenal and its art collection for free. And also listen to a lecture on the Ukrainian avant-garde of the most legendary "savior" of his heritage, Professor Dmitry Gorbachev. (The lecture “Collection of the Ukrainian avant-garde in the collection of the Mystetsky Arsenal” will be held on April 12 at 17:00).Victor Palmov, Self-Portrait Self-portraits were written not only by portrait painters. Knowledge of the world through the study of his own image is widespread among the masters of the brush of all time. Read more Portrait is a realistic genre depicting an existing person or group of people. The portrait - in the French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire - "reproduce something line in line." Another facet of the name of the portrait lies in the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin. persona - "person; person". Read further with my wife, 1920s.The exhibition is open until April 14, 2016. Photo report from the opening of the exhibition - Alexander Ratushnyak for "Arthive"