There was no Michael Savitsky
Michael Savitsky - an epoch in the Belarus art. For the former front-line soldier and the prisoner of concentration camps the main subject of creativity became military. In the middle of 70 - h years Savitsky has shaken public by the cycle « Figures on heart » devoted to tragical destinies of prisoners of concentration camps. The national artist of Belarus, Soviet Union, the winner of the State award of the USSR, the academician … the Artist the first has been awarded by order Skoriny, and per 2006 became the Hero of Belarus.
- Michael Andreevich Savitsky - the great artist, - has told « » the director of the National art museum of Belarus Vladimir Prokoptsov. - Its products during lifetime of the author became XX-th century classics. Savitsky`s influence on development of the Belarus art huge, and, certainly, it was both the great master, and the authoritative person, and the perfect teacher. The great master with great Soviet picturesque school. Naturally, its products are in a constant exposition of our museum.
Farewell to Michael Savitsky will pass tomorrow, on November, 10th, in Officers` Club from 10 o`clock till 13 o`clock. The artist on East cemetery will be buried.