(1919-1975), Painter, honored. artist of the Ukr.SSR (1951). Member of the CPSU since 1954. He graduated from the Kiev art. in-t (1946), from 1948 and taught there. Front multi-figure paintings "For the great Russian people" (1947), "the Triumph of the victorious Motherland (Victory Parade)" (1949), "Forever with Moscow, forever with the Russian people" (1951), etc. The Winner Of The St. St. (1948, 1950).
People's artist of USSR, twice winner of the Stalin prize, became famous after the war the painting "the Triumph of the victorious Motherland" of Victory Parade on red square. Another cult his work of pereyaslavska Rada — "Forever with Moscow, forever with the Russian people", completed in 1951. Textbook were also "crossing of the Dnieper", "miner's wedding", "T. Shevchenko and M. Schepkin in Moscow."
And here's his diorama "Medical care in the army of Bohdan Khmelnytsky", made for the Kiev Museum of medicine, are not so widely known. As told the Director of the Museum Alexander Grando, the artist "literally spent day and night in the contours of a future diorama, filling it with detail, cleverly combining the background and the characters with the objects of the era. Valley Cossack opposition to the Royal cuirassiers in heavy armor seemed to pulsate".
Mikhail Khmelko was born in Kiev in 1946 graduated from the art Institute, where he studied with Carp, trohimenko. From 1948 to 1973, Mikhail Ivanovich, and he taught in this Institute.