The exhibition of works by famous Belarusian artist Uladzimir Sulkowski "His Land, His People"
The exhibition of works by famous Belarusian artist Uladzimir Sulkowski (July 19, 1950 – May 16, 2013) is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of his birth.
It takes place in the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus from July 1 to August 23, 2020. This is the first exhibition of the outstanding painter who constantly displayed his works at exhibitions in Belarus and around the world. ‘Uladzimir Sulkowski. His Land, His People’ exhibition is a memorial. It presents the master’s artistic journey from his paintings of the early 1970s to the works made at the end of his life. The retrospective exhibition includes the master’s famous paintings ‘Braslaw Land’ (1979–1982), ‘Mound’ (2008), other works stored in the collections of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, as well as works belonging to the artist’s daughter Elena Sulkovskaya. Some of them are exhibited for the first time. The exhibition presents large canvases as well as sketches which give an idea of the painter’s expressive and original style. The exposition is based on the master’s landscape paintings depicting favorite places of his dear Belarus, portraits of Paliessie women in folk costumes, images of Paliessie houses interiors, portraits of famous figures of Belarusian history and culture – Kastus Kalinowski, the leader of the 1863 uprising, poets and the artist’s friends Rygor Baradulin and Serzhuk Sakalow-Vojush. These paintings will give a clear picture of Uladzimir Sulkowski’s creative heritage, his special place in the Belarusian art of the last quarter of the 20th – the early 21st century.