Auction 40 UNDERGROUND CONTEMPORARY
28.11.2018

Lot 13

GORSKA Alla (1929-1970)

"Portraits", 1960s
paper, colored pencils
30 х 20 cm (each)
Signature bottom right
2 000 – 3 000
Gorska Alla (1929-1970) - Ukrainian painter and prominent figure in the human rights movement of the 1960s in Ukraine. She graduated from Kyiv Institute of Art (1954). Worked in easel and monumental painting. Participant in Republican exhibitions. She lived and worked in Yalta and Kiev. She was wife of V. Zaretsky. Gorska was one of the organizers of Creative Youth Club "Contemporary" (1959-1964). For participation in protests (1965-1968) against the massacre of Ukrainian human rights activists - B. and M. Gorin, P. Zalyvakha, S. Karavanska, V. Moroz, V. Chornovil and other Horska was again removed from the Union of Artists and suffered persecution by the Soviet security. Tragically died.

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