Naive art by Maria Prymachenko
Naive art by Maria Prymachenko. Maria Prymachenko (1908–1997) Ukrainian village folk art painter, representative of naive art. The artist was involved with drawing, embroidery and painting оn ceramics. Maria has never studied art, her pictorial flair for bringing to life ideas, feelings and impressions gradually ripened into true mastery. Picasso once said after visiting a Prymachenko exhibition in Paris, ‘I bow down before the artistic miracle of this brilliant Ukrainian.’ Maria Prymachenko is an Honored Artist of Ukraine and a Taras Shevchenko Prize Winner. The compositions of Maria Prymachenko were exhibited all over the former Soviet Union, Ukraine and other countries (Poland, Bulgaria, France and Canada). Her albums were published widely all over the world.
Images often had арреаred to the artist in dreams and later materialized in her compositions. Maria Prymachenko’s art works depict fabulous mythological beasts and take their roots іn folk legends and fairy-tales, nourished bу real life and culture of the Ukrainian реорlе.
Maria Prymachenko (1908–1997) Ukrainian village folk art painter, representative of naive art.
images from artukraine.com/paintings/pryimachenko (currently removed)