Andriy Kotska, memorial museum (Uzhgorod city)
Uzhgorod district Museum

Andriy Kotska, memorial museum (Uzhgorod city)

20, Vinnychna St., Uzhgorod city 9:00-17:00, Sunday 13:00-17:00, closed on Monday.

Andriy Kotska (1911-1987), a prominent artist, lived and worked in this house since 1945. The bibliographic exposition represents materials about life and creative work of A. Kotska. In the artist's studio one can admire portraits and landscapes of the afterwar period.

Andriy Kotska was born in 1911, May 23 in Uzhgorod. He studied in the art public school in Uzhgorod where his teachers were the famous masters — Erdeli and Bokshay. In 1942 he graduated from the Academy of Arts in Rome where he studied at the department of monumental art. Since 1946 he is a member of the National Artists's Union of Ukraine. In 1982 A. Kotska got the title 'the People's artist'. The image of his countrywoman (pictures 'Girls') takes the central place in his works.

Besides, A. Kotska was a talented landscape painter who delicately admired the beauty of Transcarpathian region. He is considered to be a lyric artist and a unique master-colourist. Andriy Kotska is a distinguished representative of the Transcarpathian school of painting.

     

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