The exhibition is organized under the auspices of the Ukrainian diplomatic missions in Brussels.
“Ukraine International Airlines”, “SHABO”, “European Parliament” and “Antonov State Company” are the official sponsors of the exhibition.
“Ivan Marchuk. The Genotype of Freedom”
A painter Ivan Marchuk is a notable figure among the luminaries of contemporary world culture. The painter has created about 5,000 paintings and held over 100 personal exhibitions. He is a founder of the new styles in art. In 2007 he was included into the British ranking "Top 100 living geniuses" (the 72nd position). In 2006 the International Academy of Modern Art in Rome admitted Ivan Marchuk to “the Golden Guild” and elected him as an honorary member of the Scientific Council of the Academy.
Having a deep philosophic worldview, the artist creates an image that reflects the deepest shock of our days. His works - a message to the people: about peace and happiness, good and evil, life and death, about the highest ideals of love.
30 paintings representing four of twelve periods of creative genius of Ukrainian artist introduce the European community of Ivan Marchuk ideological system that is rooted in high aesthetics. After all, the artistic heritage of the artist revealed strong reserves of folk wisdom, it seems like taken from the depths of the "golden age" of mankind. According to critics, Ivan Marchuk, digging into innocence pointed the way out of civilization dead end in Soviet times yet.
A special place at the exhibition in Brussels will be given to the works from the series named "Voice of my soul", because each painting in this series is a proverb and revelation, the formula of the universe and the key to its solution. But the works from the series "A look into infinity" will open up new and new horizons of the universe.
In addition, visitors will be able to meet innovative "marchuk" creative method, which radically changed the views on the possibilities of creation of modern visual art. Of course, it is about a completely original technique - "plontanizm" (from the word "plontaty" – to weave, to wattle), which balances on the edge of technological and man-made, and because of the complexity of the precise performance it is hardly to be a repeated.