« 2017. #6 (138)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 6 (138), 1536—1541

UDK “19/20″В. Zabashta


Received 31.10.2017


Lohynskyi Yaroslav Volodymyrovych, artist, teacher

at the Department of Drawing

of the M.Boychuk Kyiv State Institute of Decorative and Applied Arts and Design

Boychuk Str., 32, Kyiv, 01103, Ukraine

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Abstract. The article deals with one of the genres of the famous Ukrainian artist Vasyl Ivanovych Zabashta’s painting heritage (1918—2016). The author’s concept of man is presented in the dynamics of formation and development of the artist’s creative methodology, through the prism of his connections with the family­home sphere, professional academic education, the role of ideological factors of totalitarian time. Special attention is drawn to the formally­shaped aspect of portrait works, in particular on the color factor as one of the key in the artist’s professional methodology. The most significant V. Zabashta’s works of the corresponding genre are being analyzed.

 Keywords: Vasyl Zabashta, fine arts, genre­type system, portrait, author’s methodology, formally­expressive means, concept of color, composition, harmony, contrast.


Zabashta, R. & Zabashta H. (Eds.). (2008). Vasyl’ Zabashta. Maliarstvo: Al’bom­kataloh. Kyiv : Majsternia knyhy. [in Ukrainian]
Zabashta, V. (2009). Svit ochyma khudozhnyka. In R. Zabashta (Ed.), Vasyl’ Zabashta. Kyiv: Majsternia knyhy. [in Ukrainian]
Koval’chuk, O. (2013). Sotsial’no­politychni chynnyky vplyvu na ukrains’ku akademichnu khudozhniu osvitu v konteksti istorii NAOMA druhoi polovyny XX — pochatku XXI stolittia. Mystets’ki obrii’2013: Aktual’ni problemy mystets’koi praktyky i mystetstvoznavchoi nauky, 5(16), 316—320). [in Ukrainian]


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