27th September 2010 4:47am
"Awful!" - that was the first reaction of the people who visited the presentation when they saw "The Ukrainian Potential"
The sculptor stressed that he was inspired to create this work by his recent travelling around Ukraine. "I was shocked of what I saw: ruins, poverty, a total decay. However on TV the politicians tell us that everything is fine and will be even better. But Ukraine is different. Now you will see the way it looks."( Read more...Collapse )
Official website of the sculptor http://www.kingofmarble-shmatko.com/engver/index_en.html
Mykola Shmatko and his sculpture titled "Among Emperors"
LUHANSK, Ukraine -- A sculptor in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk has unveiled a bronze bust of President Viktor Yanukovych titled "Among Emperors
," RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
Mykola Shmatko told journalists at the presentation on August 3 that he decided on the title because he sees Yanukovych as one in a series of personalities that includes Roman Emperor Caligula and Alexander the Great. ( Read moreCollapse ) Source Link
Radiosvoboda Radio Liberty Site sculptor Shmatko
23rd November 2009 9:25am
With Painted Words
is currently open to submissions of original artwork - this includes original photographs! - which will not only be showcased on the site but be used as THE inspiration behind the story/writing submissions.
The deadline for the inaugural submission period - using a piece of artwork by Chris Howard (author of Seaborn and the Saltwater Witch) - is approaching: Sunday 25th October 2009. There is still time to get your piece in and become one of 'With Painted Word's' first
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