Soviet Ukrainian painter. Honored Artist of the USSR.
Vladimir Nikolaevich Yugay was born on December 29, 1922 in Vladivostok. In 1945 he graduated from the Alma-Ata Art College, where he studied with AM Cherkassky. From 1945 to 1951 he studied at the painting faculty at the Kiev State Art Institute, where his teachers were AA. Shovkunenko and TN. Yablonskaya. In 1949 VN Yugay made his debut at the 10th Ukrainian Art Exhibition, opened in November 1949 in Kiev, the State Museum of Ukrainian Art and the State Museum of Russian Art. Since that time – participant of numerous republican, all-Union and foreign art exhibitions. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Worked in the field of easel painting. The author of thematic paintings: “Ira Aldridge at TG Shevchenko” (1954-1960), “In his spare time” (1958-1960), “Friendship. Ostap Vishnya and M. Rylsky (1971), Front Spring (1975), In the Future (1983), Searched Home Land (1985), St. Vladimir (1991), Chernigovshchina (1993) , “March” (1995), etc. In 1976 he was awarded the title of “Honored Artist of the Ukrainian SSR”. The works of the painter are represented in the National Art Museum of Ukraine, in Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa, Kharkov, Donetsk, Sumy Art Museums, in gallery and private collections in Ukraine, USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
Photo: Yugay VN :: Admission to the collective farm :: 1978