Exhibition «Face of War» showcased in response to Putin’s speech at United Nations / Rayburn Foyer - United States Сongressional office "Rayburn House" building and Capitol Hill Club / Washington

An important art event, an exhibition of the world famous painting The Face of War of the outstanding Ukrainian artist Daria Marchenko was held in the US Congress in Washington, on September 28, 2015.  Work was presented at one of the best venues – the capital’s Capitol Hill Club. Tremendous interest in the painting was demonstrated by congressmen, the representatives of the political elite of the United States and other countries: Nancy Pelosi  (Democratic Leader by House Democrats); Ileana Ros-Lehtinen  (Florida State Senator);  Ted W. Lieu  (California State Senator); Ed Royce  (Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee); Paul  Behrends  (Staff Director Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats); Сongressman Trent Franks (Arizona's district); David Gowan  (Speaker of the Arizona House of  Representatives); Temur Iakobashvili  (Ambassador of Georgia to the United States). From among others, the exhibition welcomed the former president of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko. 

The exhibition "Face of War" /M17 Gallery

On 25 August, the M17 gallery hosted a public presentation of the mosaic exhibit, "Faces of War." Although it was displayed in only one studio, images of the exhibit were broadcast by nearly every international media outlet and published in over 2,000 publications such as the Guardian, Herald, Times and the Wall Street Journal. Daria Marchenko, the author of "Faces of War," exposes the brutality and hypocrisy of the Kremlin in order to show the international community the architect of the occupation of eastern parts of Ukraine. The date of the presentation marks the anniversary of the Russian open military invasion that culminated in the Ilovaisk tragedy.

 

Exhibitions in the gallery it. Jacob Grether: "Unlimited completenes", "Individuals"

The viewer will be particularly interesting abstraction, as its main feature - the first confrontation between the logic of civilization. Art Center J. Grether does call his discovery, because the perception of abstraction based on emotions and intuitive perception, sense of color. No wonder it is believed that abstraction sees a man demanding to "spiritual food." Yes, we all know that to understand the necessary intellectual background art, because every picture is a world that is able to change a person or even humanity ... The history of the last century built on formulas, algorithms, principles, rules and equations . However, our inherent desire for balance and harmony. In this connection, at the dawn of an age of scientific and technological revolution appears to trend, which not pidkoryuyetsya classical canons of painting, but rather its goal is to give freedom unconscious and chaotic, seemingly meaningless, but thereby giving the person the opportunity to retire the impact of rules and dogmas maintain inner harmony. Works collected artists in tune. They originally and successfully applied abstraction. And it is not self-sufficient in recognition colorful formlessness, namely in harmonious unity with real images. Curators of the exhibition facilitates the perception of this kind of project because like abstract landscape. Result merge reality and abstraction was the extremely beautiful and compelling, and we invite you to join it!...

Exhibition «Sic Itur Ad Astra» - «This is the way to the stars» («Ukrainian National Home», New York).

Present-day pictorial art of Ukraine was presented in the framework of Culture Days in New York by the famous painter Daria Marchenko with her exhibition titled Sic Itur Ad Astra (Such is the Way to Stars). Her groundbreaking concepts in the spirit of philosophical symbolism deliver a straightforward message of the Ukrainian patriotic movement and liberating struggle, the struggle for the right to one’s own identity. Cartridges, woven into the Ukrainian national ornament on the Vyshyvanka canvas, stand for honor and firmness of our nation and culture.And the viewer is offered an alternative: either to weave an ornament of dialogue of the world history in the language of weapons, or the language of culture. The closing event of the Ukrainian Culture Days in New York was a solemn reception held on February 20 in the Ukrainian National Home, with support from the Embassy of Ukraine in the United Nations. Among the guests welcomed at the event were politicians, diplomats, UN representatives and members of the Ukrainian diaspora.

A series of Marchenko Daria’s landscapes and painting “Tyrant” in the cultural heart of Bruges, Luxembourg and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Flanders in Brussels.

A series of Marchenko Daria’s landscapes and painting “Tyrant” were exposed in the European cultural centers in Western Europe. This event was held as part of the project “Alternative. Ukraine – reality and future” of Art Center named after Grether, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Flanders and the Ukrainian Embassy in Belgium. European diplomatic, cultural and business elite was invited to take part in the dialogue for peace and economic prosperity.

15.11.2013 – the Ukrainian Cultural Centre of Belgium in Bruges

18.11. 2013 – the Ukrainian Cultural Centre of Belgium in Luxembourg.

16.02. 2014 – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Flanders in Brussels ...

Charity "Festival of Asian Culture and Food 2014" Exhibition "Asia" and "Jungle", Daria Marchenko and Daniel Green.

On November 8, the Ukrainian House welcomed more than two thousand people at the Asian Food Culture Festival. At the grand opening, before the six-hour cultural program, Kyiv residents were welcomed by the ambassadors of Japan, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea, a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yurii Lutovinov, and the President of the Diplomatic Club in Ukraine, Golda Vinogradskaya. Moreover, the First Lady’s welcome address was read to the audience; renowned Ukrainian artists and travellers Daniel Grin and Daria Marchenko, who presented their painting series – The Jungle and Asia– at the event, also gave speeches...

 

The charity exhibition “The Heart of the World”, at the opening of the charity fund. Presentation of painting “The heart of the world” created in Bethlehem.

The charity exhibition “The Heart of the World” was held in the Ukrainian house on October 22., the aim of this exhibition was to help families of the victims in  Donbass. The space was decorated with Znoba Nicholas’ sculptures. Darya Marchenko, Jamal Bodvan, Yuri Vakulenko, Lera Tarasenko Alexey Ivaniuk Natalia Nasibulina, Uliana Balan, Natalia Korf, Paul Vitanovskyi Natalia Bogachkova and a founder of “The Heart of the World”, Yanina Shevchenko presented their works at the exhibition...

 

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