2023, canvas, oil, 171 x 169 cm



2023, canvas, oil, 171 x 170 cm

The home-valued centrism is depicted by Liubomyr Medvid. Born in Western Ukraine, the artist considers home to be a fortress and the only truth. For many Ukrainians, leaving their dwellings means dying...

About the artist

Liubomyr Medvid (1941, Varyaz)
Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, laureate of the Shevchenko Prize (2014), the first "Renaissance" prize in Lviv (1991).
Born in Varyaz, Lviv region, Ukraine. Lives and works in Lviv. He is one of the leading specialists in the theory and practice of art synthesis.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Liubomyr Medvid created portraits of prominent personalities of national and world-famous culture figures, among them portraits of Lesya Ukrainka (1971, 1972, 1981), Leo Tolstoy (1979), Mykola Gogol (1982, 1985), Mykhailo Hrushevskyi (1993), Ivan Franko (1994).
The theme of "Evacuation", as one of the tragic pages in Ukrainian 20th century history, was continued in the following series - "Emigrants" and "Halychansky fates" (1982-1987).
Later, the artist began to rethink human actions on a planetary scale in such painting series as "Proverbs" ("The Prodigal Son") (1991-1996), EcceHomo (1995-1997), "Terraincognita" (1993-1995), and "Target - Crown", "Target - Apple" (2022).
The artist had personal exhibitions in Lviv (1972, 1987, 1990, 1996, 2011), Toronto (1990), New York (1992), Chicago (1992), Bytov and Warsaw (1999), Hangzhou (2012), participated in group exhibitions exhibitions in New York, Houston, Krakow, together with the famous Lviv artists Oleg Minko and Zenovii Flinta, he exhibited his works in Kyiv and Vilnius.