Auction 50 CLASSIC & CONTEMPORARY ART
15.12.2021

Lot 25

GORSKA Alla (1929-1970)all works of the author

"Sopilkar", 1960s
paper, ink, gouache
55 х 46 cm
Signature bottom right
Publications of the work: Catalog of the exhibition "Ukrainian Underground. Painting graphics, sculpture by artists of the sixties. Kyiv, 2017, p.2, 27.
The book "Counterculture. Graphics of "informal academics" of the 1950-80s, Kyiv, 2017, p. 103.
Horska Alla (1929-1970) - Ukrainian painter and prominent figure in the human rights movement of the 1960s in Ukraine. She graduated from the Kyiv state art institute (1954). Worked in easel and monumental painting. Participant in various republican exhibitions. She lived and worked in Yalta and Kyiv. She was the first wife of V. Zaretsky. Gorska was one of the organizers of the Creative Youth Club "Contemporary" in Kyiv (1959-1964). For participation in protests (1965-1968) against the massacre of Ukrainian human rights activists - B. and M. Gorin, P. Zalyvakha, S. Karavansky, V. Moroz, V. Chornovil and others Horska was again disqualified from the Union of Artists and suffered persecution by the Soviet security bodies. Tragically died.

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