Culture News, 20/03/2019

Kharkiv Painter Presents ‘Multicolored Wanderings’ Exposition

On March 15, “Multicolored Wanderings” jubilee exhibition by Kharkiv painter Nina Verbuk was presented in the Henryk Semiradzki Art Gallery.

The event is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Panas Lunyov’s birth, the founder of Parkhomivka Art Museum.

The artist presents works from the last ten years; most of them being shown to the general public for the first time.

Verbuk depicts a mesmerizing range of creativity: portrait, still life, landscape and daily reality. Her art compositions convey a vibrant mood and admiration of the surrounding world. The painter’s work attracts with exceptional sincerity and a feeling of warmth, refinement of the art form and color. Painting and graphic works often contain a highly philosophical message, inner harmony, radiating pure light energy.

The artist embodies the poetry and harmony of life in beautiful female images. Through her heroines’ images, Nina Verbuk creates the world imbued with dreamy, poetic, solid and harmonious concepts.

Mrs. Verbuk is not only a talented artist but also a person who cares about the present and commemoration of our contemporaries. Through her work and creative collaboration, she contributes to the spread and preservation of spiritual and cultural traditions. The artist donates her works to museums and educational institutions. In 2004, she also established a creative award in honor of the enlightener, the founder of the Parkhomivka Art Museum P. Lunyov. The award is given to the participants of the annual regional conference of young scientists held by History faculty and the annual scientific Lunev’s Reading practical seminar.

Nina Verbuk has donated 24 paintings and graphic works to the prize fund so far. Most of them are on display at the exhibition.

The event’s organizers are the Henryk Semiradzki Art Gallery, Faculty of History, Department of Historiography, Source Studies and Archaeology and the Center for Local History named after Academic P. Tronko of Karazin Kharkiv National University.

The exhibition will run until March 31.

Reference: Nina Verbuk is a famous Kharkiv painter and graphic artist. She has been the member of the Union of Ukrainian Artists since 1989. Verbuk has created more than 300 works which are displayed in Ukraine, Germany and Japan.  Her works combine poetic realism, romanticism and symbolism.

Text: Natalia Ivanova

Photo: Henryk Semiradzki Art Gallery, Yurii Shcherbinin, Yurii Putnik