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Exhibition July 9 − August 30, 2019

George Cosmiadi. Return

Zolochevsky castle of the Lviv National Gallery of Art named after B. Voznytsky and the art space "George Cosmiadi" present the exhibition of George Cosmiadi "Return". The author has a unique color vision of the world. He masterfully mastered the magic of black halftones. The variety and richness of colors in the works of the master can be compared with music. He was an innovative artist, creator of his own vibrant artistic system, an architect, a production director and actor, a brilliant teacher. Having received world recognition, Cosmiadi after 100 years returns with his works to Ukraine.

George Cosmiadi (1886 - 1967) was born in Nalchik in the North Caucasus. He graduated from the architectural faculty of technical school in Baku. Art education in Moscow. During the First World War, was in Volyn. In the city of Rivne, he taught drawing to children in five gymnasiums, and later contributed to the opening of a children's art school. In 1939, the artist's family forcedly emigrated to Germany. For 27 years of life in exile Cosmiadi has organized more than 40 art exhibitions. He worked in different techniques - oil painting, tempera, monotypes, watercolors.

Creativity father promotes his daughter Hope. For 26 years, she has organized more than 100 exhibitions of works by Georgy Cosmiadi in various European countries.