Zaretsky, Viktor

Garden in Blossom, Circa 1980's
Oil on linen
70 x 100 cm
Victor Zaretsky was born in 1925 in the town of Bilepillya in the Sumy Oblast region of Ukraine. He completed his studies at the Kyiv Art Institute in 1953.  Zaretsky's body of work includes both decorative and monumental paintings.  He painted landscapes and portraits of various subject matter and his monumental works would decorate the interiors of museums and private collections in Ukraine and abroad. Zaretsky was active in the political organization of dissident artists in the 1960's and played an active role in the nonconformist art movement. He died in 1990 in Kyiv.