In the field of art, in the paintings created by artists, a special kind of mythology arises – the author’s myth. In it, the creator creates his own world, which obeys its own laws, it has its own mood and its own weather. And all this is created by the artist on the canvas, sometimes depicting quite ordinary things
In Vitebsk, one can name quite a few names of artists who, one way or another, turned to myths, displaying them in their paintings indirectly or directly. But now I would like to pay attention to only one of them – this is Oleg Zakharevich
Father Michael (Mikhail Yermashkevich) serves in the Church of St. Barbara in Vitebsk. But this person does not just serve in the church, but restores and renovates the old building, creating new paintings and icons
The image of death is very ambiguous not only in the visual arts, but also in literature and philosophy. There are many interpretations of it. Different directions and currents in philosophy interpret death differently. Art constantly refers to this theme.