Absolute power of beauty. Mykhailo Zhuk Graphics and Painting.

We suggest you to buy retrospective exhibition catalog of Ukrainian artist Mykhailo Zhuk (1883-1964), the founder and one of the first professors of Ukrainian Academy of Arts (1917), vice-rector of the Art Institute in Odessa, graphics, ceramics master, poet, novelist, playwright, art critic. Mykhailo Zhuk actively participated in the artistic life of Ukraine in the first third of the 20th century. Without his work is difficult to imagine the history of Ukrainian culture of that period. He combined teaching with cooperation in literary and art magazines, publishing, participation in exhibitions, which have become important events of artistic life. In fine works of Mykhailo Zhuk revealed various artistic trends of the 20th century, from Symbolism and Art Nouveau and constructivism.

In this catalog you can see paintings, drawings, prints, book covers, pottery sketches of Mykhailo Zhuk, follow with developing  of the artist's talent and see to his work since the training in Krakow Academy of Arts during the stay in Chernihiv and revolutionary Kiev during teaching at Odessa Polytechnic Institute of Fine Arts and works in porcelain factories, to the post-war era.


  • Hard cover
  • Language: Ukrainian / Russian
  • Pages: 144
  • Size: 305 x 217 х 17 mm
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