August 17, 2022

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Paintings of the famous Ukrainian artist were burned in the Russian attack near Kiev

Paintings of the famous Ukrainian artist were burned in the Russian attack near Kiev

Maria Primachenko He left our world in 1997 and is one of the most famous folk artists in the world UkraineMany of his works evoked a cry in the face of the war he experienced throughout his life, and as his works gained widespread popularity and toured many countries around the world, his creative abilities in painting were inflated..

In 2022, even after Primachenko’s death, the war returned, according to officials and activists who had spoken about the burning of a museum containing his many paintings in order to swallow part of his work.

Kiev-based journalist Oleg Vergilis, who is interested in cultural affairs, said in a post on Facebook that Primasenko’s paintings were “burned after an enemy attack on a museum in the city.” Ivankiv Area Kiev“.

He said that the museum contained unique paintings of the famous Ukrainian artist and that “this crime was reported by those involved in the Kiev region.”

The journalist said the museum had about 400 paintings, which is the total number of works on display..

The Ukrainian agency (a public body that represents Ukrainian culture internationally) said in a statement on Monday, “As a result of the Russian invasion, about 25 works of the artist Maria Primachenko were burned in the local history museum.“.

The agency added: “Assist Ukraine in suspending any cultural cooperation with the Russian Federation. We have the strength to stop the bloodshed and war.“.

Commenting on the burning of Primachenko’s paintings, Ukrainian blogger Ustina Stefanzuk said, “I hope the war will be cursed. We must remember that Russia is destroying not only life in Ukraine, but also the Ukrainian cultural heritage that is part of the world heritage.”“.

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Primachenko lived all his life in a village in the Kiev region, while his paintings traveled around the world..

He has painted over a thousand paintings and has exhibited in Canada, France, Japan, China, Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Finland and the United States, and his work has inspired contemporary painters, sculptors and designers inside and outside Ukraine.