У Тіні Образотворчого Мистецтва: Історіографія Графічного Дизайну Української Діаспори 1945–1989 Рр

Василь Косів
2018 Zenodo  
Professional careers of the Ukrainian diaspora artists from 1945–1989 are reflected in foreign magazines and newspapers articles, exhibitions catalogs, illustrated monographs and albums. Over the past decades, their names have become known in Ukraine as well. Publications of a different genre, aimed at different audiences, were published at different times in different countries, but almost all of them show a common tendency. Painting and sculpture are considered to be the greatest
more » ... etching and book illustration follow, sometimes bookplates and applied art are presented. Rarely graphic design is mentioned or reproduced. As a result, a painting of well-known artist which is kept in a museum or private collection (not always available for public view) is more known today than a magazine cover, music album or a poster designed by the same author, published in a large volume, and distributed on several continents. Objectives. The objectives of this paper are to study Ukrainian and foreign publications and analyze coverage of graphic design in the Ukrainian diaspora of 1945–1989. Results. The literature on the Ukrainian diaspora art presents a wide range of publications: from general overviews, attempts to document each of the au-thors' activities, to focus on individual names and professional biographies. One of the first attempts to outline the artistic environment of the Ukrainian diaspora in North America was «A Book of Artists», published in 1954. A brief biographical information about nearly 300 authors can be found here. A valuable source of the artistic life of the diaspora and individual artists' legacies is I. Keivan book «Ukrainian Artists Abroad». The author does not aim at a detailed analysis of artworks, but he tries to write at least one paragraph on every Ukrainian artist who worked in the USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Australia and some European countries. In this work, a certain hierarchy of arts emerges, which was also used by other diaspora authors. According to I. Keivan, [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1313132 fatcat:23urdm3vmbhjhg4pntembsxpaa