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Ukranian Institue of Modern Art presents “The Imaginative World of Heorhii Narbut and the Making of a Brand”
The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (UIMA), 2320 W. Chicago Ave., presents “The Imaginative World of Heorhii Narbut and the Making of a Brand,” a new virtual exhibition curated by Myroslava M. Mudrak, Professor Emerita of Art History at Ohio State University from November 7–December 15. In addition to the work of Narbut, known for designing key elements of Ukraine’s national identity (including currency and postage stamps), the exhibit will feature works by Narbut’s followers from the 1920s and 1930s, Ukrainian artists Oleh Tistol, Mykola Matsenko and other contemporary voices. The virtual exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information visit uima-chicago.org. This exhibition is made possible by a grant from the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.
The opening preview starts November 7 with special guest, Lidia Lykhach, a leading figure in the contemporary Ukrainian art world and a feature a film by Nadia Parfan on Narbut and “branding,” featuring contemporary Ukrainian designers. Screenings of the 40-minute film will take place at 1:30, 3 and 5 p.m.