Anatol Petrytsky (1895-1964) was a Ukrainian painter, stage and book designer. He was Chief Artist of the Young Theater, Les Kurbas (1917-1919) and completed the majority of theatre performances. In 1927, he was one of the founders (together with writers Geo Shkurupii, Dmitry Buzk, Leonid Skrypnyk, Oleksiy Poltoratsky, and Oleksii Vlizko, and artist Vadym Meller) of the futuristic organization “New Generation.” Petrytsky was the main artist of the First State Drama Theater of the Ukrainian SSR and the Ukrainian musical drama in Kyiv, and also designed books and magazines. He joined the literary associations White Studio (1918) and Flamingo (1919). The painting “Disabled” by Petrytsky was presented at the Venice Biennale of 1930, received a high grade, and then traveled to America for several years as part of an exhibition of paintings.
Works of THE ARTIST
Don Juan. Costume sketch