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«Games with Characters»: Odessa artist Vasily Ryabchenko animated a series of his works for NFT

23 Feb, 2022
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«Games with Characters»: Odessa artist Vasily Ryabchenko animated a series of his works for NFT

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Ukrainian artist Vasily Ryabchenko presented a collection of digital reproductions of his eponymous works “Games with Characters”, created in the 80s-90s.


In this series of pictorial easel works, the artist conveyed the saturating feeling of attraction between two lovers with special awe, softness, and depth.

Ryabchenko animated his works and accompanied them with the musical composition Etude n.13 written by the young artist SERGIUS, combined with the smooth animation, brings beautiful movement and life to the artworks.

A series of works by Vasily Ryabchenko is presented on the popular digital art platform Foundation.app!

…Vasiliy Ryabchenko, perhaps the most artistic artist of the group, steadily focuses on Russian modernity of the turn of the XIX – XX centuries. In the creativity of all group members, the game element is noticeable, but Ryabchenko “plays” more easily and gracefully than other do. At the same time, in his works the view of the world is certainly more realistic than of his comrades

Mikhail Rashkovetsky
From the catalog text: Contemporary painting of Odessa (1990)

Vasily Ryabchenko is a Ukrainian painter, graphic artist, photographer, author of objects and installations, and one of the key figures in contemporary Ukrainian art and the New Ukrainian Wave. Vasily Ryabchenko was one of the first in Ukraine to start working in the genre of installation. From the beginning of the 1970s, the artist also actively experimented with photography, which he later used in installations and collages, and also used it as a medium for writing paintings and creating digital graphics. Ukrainian postmodernism representative, one of the leaders of the New Ukrainian Wave. In 1996 he founded the creative association "Art Laboratory".

Vasiliy Ryabchenko Temptation Method From the Games with Characters
Vasiliy Ryabchenko Temptation Method From the Games with Characters
Vasiliy Ryabchenko Temptation Method From the Games with Characters
Vasiliy Ryabchenko Temptation Method From the Games with Characters

1954 – born in Odessa, Ukraine.

1973 – Grekov Odessa Art school, Odessa, Ukraine

1983 – Ushinsky South Ukrainian Pedagogical University, art and graphic faculty, Odessa, Ukraine

1987 – Member at the National Artists Union of Ukraine

1996 – Founder of the creative association «Art Laboratory»

1996 – Award and title «The Best Artist of Ukraine» following the results of the first All-Ukrainian Art Festival «Golden Section» in Kiev.

Lives and works in Odessa, Ukraine.

The works of Vasily Ryabchenko are presented in the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA), the Museum of Modern Art of Ukraine (Kyiv, Ukraine), the Odessa Fine Art Museum and other museums.


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