Auction 41 EDITIONS
27.02.2019

Lot 49

Ostafiychuk Ivan (1940)

Untitled, 1977
paper, etching
Author's signature and date with a pencil to the bottom right
divSheet size: 15 x 9 cm/div divImprint size: 9 x 7 cm/div
200 – 300
Ostafiychuk Ivan (born 1940) - Ukrainian artist, graphic artist, winner of the Shevchenko Prize (2007). Member of the UCU. Graduated from the Vyzhnytska School of Applied Arts (1960) and the Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts (1965) at the Textile Department. He studied at Karl Zvirynsky and Roman Selsky. Abandoned the title "Honored Artist of Ukraine". He emigrated to Croatia (1987), then to Canada (1988). Has held solo exhibitions in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and other cities in Canada and the United States. Particular attention deserves a series of illustrations to the verses of Taras Shevchenko "In the casemates" (1987). He was awarded the gold medal of the IX Biennale of Graphic Arts in Brno (Czechoslovakia) in 1989, the winner of the Literary and Artistic Award named after Marka Chermeshina (2014). Since 1992 he lives and works in Lviv.

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