People's Artist of Belarus Vasil Sharangovich. Turning over the Pages of Memory. To the 80th birth anniversary
Landscape lyrics and expressive plastics of gouaches, presented at the jubilee exhibition of the national artist of Belarus Vasil Sharangovich, is a unique and yet unexplored part of his work. The Miadzeĺ lands he remembered since childhood, the images of people inspired by his fellow villagers, friends, colleagues and heroes of the national history... It seems that going through the exposition, you turn over the pages of the author’s biography, the pages of his memory.
People's Artist of Belarus Vasil Sharangovich entered the art scene of the 20th century as an outstanding master of easel and book graphics with bright creative manner. It was in the graphics that his particular artistic thinking, sense of line, form and movement manifested itself. The undoubted merit of Vasil Sharangovich is the transformation of engraving into an independent area of national artistic culture, the creation of a school of Belarusian graphics.
Studying the artists works of different years creation, one can fully appreciate not just the power of his talent, but also his personality. Strong-willed, temperamental and active, he filled his graphic sheets, illustrations, watercolors and gouaches with energy he drew from the history and events of his modern era........