Soviet Mosaics in Ukraine

Puppet theater

Mosaic composition "Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv and their sister Lybid" on the facade of the former cinema "Rovesnyk" (currently the Puppet Theater) in Kiev. The author of the panel is Grygir Dovzhenko, an artist from the pleiad of the boychuky who in the 60-70s refers to the historical motives of the Kyivska Rus. In addition, the artist in this work successfully reveals optically coloristic potential of the smalt - a favorite material of the ancient ukrainian masters

1971, smalt

Author: Grygir Dovzhenko

Photo: Vladimir Cheppel

Author:  Dovzhenko Grygir