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  • Sat
    11
    Nov
    2017

    NEW YORK

    The Shevchenko Scientific Society invites all to an art exhibit opening, “Ukrainica by Mykhailo Turovsky.” Mr. Turovsky was born in Kyiv in 1933, graduated from the Kyiv Art Institute, the tutelage of the famous Ukrainian artist Tetyana Yablonska (1917-2005). His work is represented in permanent collections at the National Art Museum of Ukraine in Kyiv, the Yad Vashem Memorial Art Museum in Jerusalem, the Herbert Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University in New York and the Notre Dame University Art Museum in Indiana, as well as many public and private collections. Mr. Turovsky is a Distinguished National Artist of Ukraine and a member of  the Ukrainian Academy of Art. The exhibit will include portraits, drawings and illustrations in literary works by Ivan Franko, Vasyl Stefanyk and Lesia Ukrainka. There will be introductory remarks by Leonid Hrabovsky, and music by Roman Turovsky (lute) and Julian Kytasty (bandura). The event will take place at the society’s building, 63 Fourth Ave. (between Ninth and 10th streets) at 5 p.m. For additional information call 212-254-5130.