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Tetiana Kara-Vasylieva


PAGES OF HER LIFE (page14). For the last sixty years, Marfa Tymchenko has been working in the sphere of art. She reveals her talents in decorative painting, easel graphics, monumental painting, painting on porcelain, chamotte, wood, and textile fabrics. In 2000 she was granted the country's highest prize - the National T. Shevchenko Prize of Ukraine. This is a reward for her active and continuous search of new trends in art, for her unique world of beauty. The painter's folk pictures have different themes. These are works according to motifs of T. Shevchenko's poems, folksongs, and lately, childhood recollections. Doctor of Arts Tetiana Kara-Vasylieva introduces the master.

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