New exhibition of Ukrainian art opened in Warsaw on 26 of January in the Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art.
The underlying idea of the Byzantine Nostalgia project is to search for similarities between Polish and Ukrainian art and to find their common cultural sources. It is not so much about the icon style or the way of painting, but about the attraction to a metaphysical, timeless reality. In the past, the main task of art seems to have been directing towards this, but today that is no longer the case; contemporary art has become a medium of meanings that are significant at a given moment, from philosophy and politics to psychoanalysis.
Works of Alexander Dubovik and Alexander Zhyvotkov are exhibited in the Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art till 07.04.2024.