About the artist
Anatoly Gankevich was born in 1965 in Odesa. Anatoly graduated from art school and took individual painting lessons. "I didn't study painting in higher educational institutions, not classically, like everyone else, from one master who passed on his technique and knowledge to them, I had many such masters. Therefore, I have my own idea of what art should be", noticed artist. Anatoly began his professional artistic career in 1990 and later became one of the most prominent representatives of the "new Ukrainian wave". As an artist, he became famous for creating paintings in a unique technique - imitation of mosaics. He has been directing for many years. He left a noticeable mark in the history of domestic video art. Anatoly is known for his reinterpretation of Soviet narratives in his technique of imitating mosaics on canvas. One of the stage projects is "Shimmering", which explores light and the reflection of pixel reflections on water, the basis of perception, the human psyche. Observation, creation of atmosphere, combination of different plans and attention to details are the principles on which the artist's work with any material is built. Nowadays he lives and works in Odesa.