Anatole Kolomayets: A Retrospective at the Ukrainian National Museum


Kaleidoscope by Anatole Kolomayets

Anatole Kolomayets: A Retrospective opens Friday July 1, 2010 at the Ukrainian National Museum – opening night reception from7:00pm-9:00pm.  The exhibit continues daily through Sunday July 24th, 2011.  Gallery visitors will have an opportunity to see the complex, influential, and deeply moving body of work shown in this exhibit. Kolomayets’s style blends both his Ukrainian heritage and his artistic training in Europe

Anatole Kolomayets was born in Ukraine in 1927. He received his training at St. Luke’s Institute (1948 – 1952) and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (1952 – 1953), both in Leige, Belgium. Since coming to the United States in 1953, he has resided in Chicago, Illinois. More than four hundred of the artist’s works are in numerous private collections and galleries in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, England, France, the United States, Canada and Ukraine. The artist has had one-man exhibits in Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and Denver. Kolomayets is also one of the co-founders of the Ukrainian Artist’s Group “Monolith” of Chicago in 1954. His works have been reviewed in various magazines and journals, among them “Suchasnist” and “Ukraina”.

Location: The Ukrainian National Museum , 2249 West Superior Street in Chicago

Museum Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm

Admission: Adults $5.00, Children under 12 – Free.

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