And the Rye Will Fall without Turning into the Loaf
Series "Bells of Chernobyl"
1987
Painting
Oil
Canvas
60 x 59 cm

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The artist grew up in the village while being a teenager plowed on a tractor. His post-war childhood was heavy and hungry. Therefore, with particular pain, he created this picture-reproach. Against the background of the abandoned village, there is a rusty, uncropped field, covered with snow as a symbol of abuse committed over the labor of people. You will not bake bread from this rye because the sign warns: it is deadly dangerous. And the heart breaks from the blue snowy night solitude.

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Petr Zaharovich Yemets is the Ukrainian artist, painter. Since the first days of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant he had been directly in the thirty-kilometer exclusion zone for three years. He worked as a liquidator of t... More
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