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About the exhibition
National Museum. Andriy Sheptytsky in Lviv presented a retrospective exhibition of painting and graphics of the outstanding Ukrainian artist and teacher Roman Selsky.Show dedicated to the 115th anniversary of the birth of the master.

The exhibition presents more than fifty paintings and graphic works from the foundations of the institution. The purpose of the exhibition is to honor the memory of one of the most iconic artists and emphasize its particular importance both for contemporary Ukrainian culture in general and for the Lviv art school of the 1930s - 1970s in particular.

Roman Selsky (1903 - 1990) sought to be in the midst of artistic life, gathered young people around himself, brought up in her the ability to observe, learn about the world and admire it. His painting absorbed all the progressive achievements of European art schools (Paris, Krakow), and meetings with representatives of the French creative elite and famous Ukrainian artists influenced the formation of an individual style. An unsurpassed colorist, master of composition and drawing, he created art that could represent the Ukrainian national school of painting in the context of world culture.
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