Vasily Yasyuk’s paintings introduce Belarusian people and nation
Friday, 2017-05-19 14:05:54
NDO – As many as 21 oil paintings by Belarusian painter Vasily Yasyuk will be introduced to Vietnamese art lovers from May 25-28 as part of the 2017 Belarusian Culture Days in Vietnam.
Jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in cooperation with the Belarusian Ministry of Culture and the Embassy of Belarus in Vietnam, the event aims to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Belarus.
Along with a series of cultural and artistic activities taking place in Hanoi and Lao Cai Province, the photo exhibition will open at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and the Arts at No 2, Hoa Lu Street, Hanoi.
Titled “Belarus and Belarusians”, the exhibition features some of the main stages in the historical development of Belarus, providing a brief description of its characteristics, cultural heritage and people that make Belarus an indispensable part of the global community. It is also a meaningful cultural activity that contributes to the exchange of culture, arts and tourism between the two countries.
Vasily Yasyuk's paintings are made with alla prima (wet-on-wet) techniques, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint.
Vasily Yasyuk is a member of the Belarusian Union of Artists and Professor of Fine Art at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. He won the Order of Francysk Skaryna.
Each of his paintings embodies creativity, artistic inspiration and especially the love of Belarus through the depiction of cityscapes, historical sites, the art of ballet and the nature of Belarus.
At the exhibition, on the morning of May 26 there will be a class to introduce and practice alla prima put on by painter Vasily Yasyuk for students at the Vietnam University of Fine Arts.
The exhibition will open in the afternoon of May 25 and last until May 28.
Below are several paintings by Vasily Yasyuk to be introduced at the event:
Gates in Minsk