||Art critic. Born in March 21, 1948 in the town of Saky, Crimean region.
Graduated from I. Yu. Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of AA USSR
(1967-74; Leninhrad), teachers H.Savinov, S.Kahanovych, A.Punin. Member of KhB UAU since
1984. Works at the Kharkiv Art Museum (since 1970), Director (since 1990). Has been
published since 1968. Works in the field of arts and crafts of the 18-20th centuries, is
interested mainly in works of masters of Budy faience factory. Among the articles are
“Budy faience factory", “Hammer and Sickle”, “R. T. Vakula” to the
“Ukrainian Art” encyclopaedia (vol. 1. K., 1995). Author of catalogues, articles,
leaflets dedicated to artists of Kharkiv, numerous popular science TV programs.
flat 39, 50 Klaptsova str., Kharkiv, 61093, Ukraine; tel.: 705086.