Soviet Ukrainian artist. Member of the USSR Union of Artists. Petr Ivanovich Babak was born on May 31, 1921. in with. Mokhnachi of the Chernigov region. Member of the Great Patriotic War. Awarded with medals. In 1952 he graduated from the Kiev Art Institute, where his teachers were K. Trokhimenko, V. Kostetsky, G. Melikhov. Babak P.I. – Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Member of art exhibitions since 1951. He worked in the field of easel painting, the author of a series of paintings on Shevchenko’s themes. Lived and worked in Kiev. Father of famous Ukrainian artists Vyacheslav Petrovich Babak (born 1946) and Alexander Petrovich Babak (born in 1957). The artist died on June 8, 1973. Works of the painter are represented in Lugansk and Sumy regional art museums, galleries and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.
Photo: Artist Babak P.I. “Stalin speaks to the workers” 1950