The Embassy of Ukraine is pleased to invite you to the exhibition of one of the most prominent Ukrainian and world-famous painters Mr. Ivan MARCHUK. This exhibition is organised as a part of celebrations dedicated to the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Thailand.
Ivan Marchuk – the living legend of Ukrainian art and the genius of modern art. He is the only Ukrainian artist recognized by International Academy of Modern Art in Rome as the member of the “Golden Guild”. In 2007 “The Daily Telegraph” (national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London since 1855) included Mr. Ivan Marchuk in top 100 geniuses of our time, who create a multidimensional picture of the Universe and, being ahead of time, determine trends and development perspectives of the postindustrial civilization.
Ivan Marchuk was bornin 1936in Ukraine. During more than 50 years of his artistic life the Master had 200 monographic and collective exhibitions, created thousands of colorful and monochrome works in his original technique «pliontanizm” (from Ukrainian word “pliontaty”- to weave, to wattle), which balances on the man-made and technological limits.
Ivan Marchuk’s collection is comprised of about 5000 pieces of arts in 12 creative series, 5 of which will be represented at the exhibition “Voice of my soul”.