This Saturday, August 5, in the village of Mynai, on the outskirts of Uzhgorod, there will be the solemn opening of the square named after Andy Warhol, one of the most famous contemporary artists. The date was chosen not randomly – on August 6 the founder of pop art would have turned 89 years old.
The former Zhovtneva Square received its current name last April. The renaming of the square took place in accordance with the order of Hennadiy Moskal. On Saturday, the head of the regional state administration will personally open a stylized plaque with the name of Andy Warhol and examine the stele depicting one of the most famous works of the artist and a brief information note about him.
The beginning of the event is at 11.00, location: the village of Mynai, Uzhgorod district, Andy Warhol Square (formerly Zhovtneva) near the restaurant "Tisa". Immediately after the opening of the square in Mynai, the head of the Regional State Administration will open an exhibition of works by the artist at the atrium of the regional state administration.
Media and connoisseurs of contemporary art are invited.
Reference: Andy Warhol, an artist of Ukrainian descent, was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh (USA). His parents are Ukrainian Rusyns from the village of Mikova (Slovakia), which is 100 kilometers from Uzhgorod. A. Warhol’s parents emigrated to the United States when Slovakia and the present Transcarpathian region were part of Austria-Hungary.