Zhuravel and the Ancient technique of Levkas
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 3pm
Materials will be provided
Admission is free
Join prominent contemporary artist Mykola Zhuravel during his retrospective at the UIMA for a workshop demonstrating the Levkas process and its present day application.
Levkas has been used since ancient times in the decoration of Egyptian sarcophagi and later, as a primer for Byzantine and Rus’ icon painting. The modus operandi for his work, Zhuravel will demonstrate its rich and painterly effects.