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Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik

Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik (15 June, 1921 - 8 July, 1998)

After milking. 1970. Oil on canvas. Painting by Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik (15 June, 1921 – 8 July, 1998)

Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik (15 June, 1921 – 8 July, 1998) – member of the USSR Union of artists (1950), Honored Artist of the USSR (1970), People’s Artist of the USSR (1982). He studied in the Kiev State Art Institute (1944-1950), workshops of Soviet artists A. Petritsky and K. Eleva. The artist mostly worked in the field of easel painting and began exhibiting in 1949.
Mikhail Vladislavovich Antonchik is the author of lyrical paintings on rural themes, posters, and portraits. In particular, “Portrait of the milkmaid K. Koshevaya”, “The Peace Will Win”, “Youth”, “Holiday in the village of Morintsy”, “Poem about a Woman”, “Golden Age”, “My teachers”, “Morning”, “The owner of his native land. Twice Hero of Socialist Labor F. Zhelyuk” (1975), and others. Representative of Soviet school of socialist realism, Mikhail Vladislavovich died on July 8, 1998 in Kiev. His works are in the National Art Museum and other museums of Ukraine and Russia, as well as in private collections in Europe and US.

Countrymen of Taras Shevchenko. The farmers of the village of Morintsy (co-author David Shostak)

Countrymen of Taras Shevchenko. The farmers of the village of Morintsy. Oil on canvas. Painting by Soviet Ukrainian artist M. Antonchik, co-author David Shostak

Soviet Ukrainian artist M. Antonchik

Golden Age. 1971

Golden Age. 1971

Holiday in the village of Morintsy

Holiday in the village of Morintsy. Opening of the Palace of Culture (1963-64)

Morning. 1960

Morning. 1960. Oil on canvas

Portrait of milkmaid

Portrait of milkmaid. Oil on canvas

Portrait of the milkmaid K. Koshevaya

Portrait of the milkmaid K. Koshevaya. 1949

The owner of his native land. Twice Hero of Socialist Labor F. Zhelyuk, 1975

The owner of his native land. Twice Hero of Socialist Labor F. Zhelyuk, 1975

Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik (15 June, 1921 - 8 July, 1998)

Soviet Ukrainian artist Mikhail Antonchik (15 June, 1921 – 8 July, 1998)

After milking. 1970. Oil on canvas

After milking. 1970. Oil on canvas