The gallery "Green Sofa" in Lviv hosts the exhibition "Bogdan Magpie. Graphic arts". The exhibition presents works from several series of color and black-and-white illuminators, many of which will be exhibited for the first time.
Bogdan Soroka belonged to the group of sixties, known for the cycles of works “Folklore motifs”, “Ukrainian mythology”, “Emblems and symbols”, “Passion of Christ”, “Campaign of the gnomes”, “Kupala fun”. He studied at the Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts. The first linocuts - to the collection of poems by I. Kalinets “Opening of the den” - were printed in London. With the advent of this book in 1972, a criminal case was instituted against the master; in the USSR, he became officially banned. An outstanding artist - a graphic artist and a dissident - was involved in the creation of genuine contemporary art of Ukraine of the twentieth century. Died in 2015.