1980 Ukrainian Etching "Carpathian Suite" Miners USSR Soviet Avant Garde 15"



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Vintage 1980 black and white Ukrainian etching by Lanyak Dmytro Oleksiiovych depicting a large group of men (miners / diggers of Ozokerite) in front of a landscape of buildings and towers, under a paragraph / quote from an uknown Ukrainian writer. Titled ""Carpathian Suite"" and dated in pencil by the artist.

Translation of text:
""Everyone dug as he wanted and as he could, pit after pit, pit after pit. The Borislav Valley looked like a sieve. Millions of buckets in non-stop movement ""from morning to night"", the whole space, like an anthill, boils with thousands of black, smoky workers, similar to underground ghosts, every day sculpt the cursed treasure"".

Lanyak Dmytro Oleksiiovych (AKA Lanyak Dmitry Alekseevich, AKA Ланяк Дмитро Олексiйович) (B -1937 - 2013)- Ukrainian painter , graphic artist , musician , teacher .

In 1945 , together with his parents, brother and sister, he was forced to move to Ukraine ( Donetsk region , Karakub village).

The same year the family moved to Boryslav .
In 1963 he graduated from the music school in Drohobych .
In 1970 - Lviv Conservatory.
He died on May 28, 2013. Buried in the village. Ranevychi, Drohobych district, Lviv region

He worked at the Boryslav Music School, accordion class - accordion .
He painted on his own from a young age.
His work is dominated by the Carpathian landscape ( watercolor , pastel , monotype , embossing , oil ).
He has repeatedly had exhibitions in Boryslav, Drohobych ( 2006 ), Poland, England ( Manchester , 1991 ).
Dmytro Lanyak's paintings are in private collections in Ukraine, Russia , England, Hungary , and Poland.


Very Good - See pictures


12” x 17.75” / Sans Mat - 12” x 14.625” (Width x Height)