•  St. Mary’s Rest Church Kosiv
  • The church in Kulchyny Village
  • The church in Chaikovychi Village
  • The church in Krehiv
  • The church in Ryasne village.

    The church in Ryasne village.


    An important moment in the creative formation of Drohobych artists of monumental painting became the wall-painting of St. Peter and Paul’s church in Ryasne, Lviv oblast. The artists showed their skills and determined the composition of their canvases though not traditionally. They worked at the scheme of wall-painting location under exigent dean’s instructions and their Neo-Romanistic edifice end as the result of a recent expansion and reconstruction the church acquired complicated wall-painting. Inner outlines of this wall-paintings are devoid of bright daylight which despite central dome lights up it partially >>> be continued…

  • St. Mary’s Nativity Church, Lutsk

    St. Mary’s Nativity Church, Lutsk


    In some further fundamental wall-painting complexes artists will address to some other stylistic forms of their artistic merits. And only creating some separate objects mostly due to the requests of the community and the deans, artists will address to artistically-plastic principles of late baroque and classicism which were incarnated in Hoshiv.  Among a few objects of St. Mary’s Nativity Church should especially be noted >>> be continued…

  • The Hoshiv cloisters

    The Hoshiv cloisters


    Historical end stylistic peculiarities, architectonics of the inner church space and preferences of clients caused art-plastic determination of the church in the Hoshiv cloisters. Artists of monumental painting harmonised with the style of classicism with elements of late baroque.  Young artists Ihor Les’kiv, Serhii Bulko, Yevhen Hrunyk, and the leader of the association Ihor Oryshchak addressed to the traditions of monumental painting in Lviv at the end of the 18th century willing to supplement organically a usual stylistic form of the construction. Especially in that period baroque church wall-painting was introduced from Italy, later from Austria, Hungary, Moravia and Czech Republic to Lviv which was developed in Roman-Catholic churches and also including Greek Catholic churches in Galicia >>> be continued…

  • The Trinity Cathedral, Drohobych.

    The Trinity Cathedral, Drohobych.


    Fundamental work connected with decoration of the Trinity Cathedral in Drohobych became a great creative success of Drohobych artists. Rather a difficult and crucial task was set before the artists. The task was to create modern highly-professional, theologically proved wall-paintings in the historical building without breaking acquirements and creative achievements of their predecessors and also to be able to combine the ancient and the modern together info an indivisible complex. Situated in the centre of Drohobych the great brick-wall cathedral was built in 1690-1709 >>> be continued…

  • The church in Bachiv village.

    The church in Bachiv village.


    Some other principles determine general wall-painting of the church in Bachiv village. Artists refuse baroque stylization and address to the traditions of Ukrainian monumental painting of the 40th in the 20th century. Firsts of all, much attention is paid to plastic principles of ornamental decorative values based on modernist and post-Byzantine styles the basis of which is formed with signally-symbolical sacral trend combined with laconic decorative expression. These principles are used thoroughly in the works of Yulian Buzmanyuk (the wall-painting of Christ’s Sacred Heart Church in Zhovkva), Modest Sosenko (the church in Zolochiv) >>> be continued…