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The process and matter
July 17, 2019

The process and matter

The project includes works by famous Ukrainian artists Oleksiy Khoroshko and Serhiy Savchenko. The works of both artists united by one theme – the existence of matter (material) in the process and the existence process in the matter. The artist consciously chooses material (matter) to create their own images, but the process of creation leads… Read More »

The art residency where virtuosity meets spirituality
September 8, 2018

The art residency where virtuosity meets spirituality

“I had never seen anything like this before, neither in Tokyo nor in New York…” These words were pronounced with a visible emotion by Tetsugo Hyakutake, a photographer and video artist from Japan, at the end of the ‘CatenArt Residency’ in Lviv, from June 20th to June 30th. He was speaking to a group of… Read More »

Lviv 2018
July 17, 2018

Lviv 2018

From June 20-30 took place an international artists residency in Lviv, Ukraine, from June 20-30, 2018. Here is a small video-souvenir of the residency: Catenart Lviv 2018  

An exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography
May 13, 2018

An exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography

Olena Smaha (Ukraine) exhibited her paintings at Pigment Gallery, in Barcelona. Brief introduction to an exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography. Paul Evdokimov famously wrote that “abstract art originates from iconography, Islamic arabesques, and the transcendental.” If Malevich made this affinity clear enough, Olena Smaha gives us a fresh understanding of this connection while still holding on to the figurative dimension of icons.  How… Read More »