Painting by Maria Primachenko sold at auction for 500 thousand dollars: the money will go to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Maria Primachenko's painting “Flowers grew near the fourth power unit”/Ukrainform
A painting by Ukrainian artist Maria Primachenko “Flowers grew near Unit 4” was sold at an auction for $500,000.
The Serhiy Prytula Charitable Foundation held an auction to help the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
As a result, participant No. 35 won the auction – he offered 500 thousand dollars for the painting by Maria Primachenko, when the starting price was 5 thousand dollars. These funds will be used to help the armed forces of Ukraine.
What is known about the picture
Maria Primachenko created the painting “Flowers grew near the fourth power unit” in 1990.
Due to Russian troops in the Kyiv region, the local history museum burned down, where paintings by a talented artist were kept. However, some of the works were saved by local residents.
The painting “Flowers grew at the fourth block” refers to a series of works that the artist dedicated to the Chernobyl tragedy. It belonged to the family collection of collector Igor Ponamarchuk and art historian Daria Dobriyan. The woman noted that their family would never have sold this work if not for the war.
The auction was also supported by the Primachenko family, who refused royalties on the sale of the painting in favor of the Ukrainian army.
What known about the rescue of paintings by Maria Primachenko from Russian infidels
On the fourth day of a full-scale war, Russian infidels destroyed the museum with paintings by Maria Primachenko. However, later it turned out that the local residents of Ivankov in the Kiev region, risking their lives, saved some of the works of a talented Ukrainian artist. They decided to hide her work.