Art-publishing project "CD "A.A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum",
presented on the 25th anniversary of the museum, is the result of about two-year work of
the museum creative team led by the director Vita Chernova. She was initiator of the
project creation and also acted as an editor.
Selection of photos and document materials was made by the main curator of
the funds Irina Dyachuk. The author of the majority of articles and art studies is Andrey
Nadezhdin - museum researcher, artist and art historian, member of the National Union of
artists of Ukraine. Andrey Nadezhdin also developed art design of the disk. Certainly, the
project wouldn't be possible without photo-reproductions of paintings of A.A.Osmerkin and
his students. The photo-reproductions were made by Ihor Demchuk - Kirovograd well-known
photojournalist, member of the National union of photo-artists and journalists of Ukraine.
Web-master Dmitry Mishyn reformatted the materials into electronic form and
made computer disk layout. The texts are adapted into three languages - Ukrainian,
Russian, English by Viktoriya Pidorenko, lecturer of Kirovograd National Technical
Art-publishing project "CD "A.A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum"
is a unique informational project in which the original displays and documents from the
museum collection are used. They tell a wide range of art lovers about the museum work,
introduce the peculiarities of A.A.Osmerkin's creative and teaching work, and enlighten
personality of Elisavetgrad architect J.V.Pauchenko and his influence on the further work
of Alexander Osmerkin.
CD "A.A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum" consists of four thematic
I. "History and work of the museum".
Tells us about the history of museum foundation and its work since its opening in 1994,
introduces the creative work of contemporary artists - laureates of Regional Alexander
Osmerkin Award in fine arts and study of art;
II. "Alexander Osmerkin's life and creative
work". Covers the artist's life and peculiarities of the development of his
III. "Jakov Pauchenko - artist of
architecture". Presents life and creative work of the architect, his
influence on the artistic choice of A.A.Osmerkin;
IV. "Alexander Osmerkin's Art School".
Reveals characteristic features of A.A.Osmerkin's educational system and creative work of
A peculiar feature of the issue is the usage of interactive texts. Viewing
material of the sections is supported not only by introductory articles but also by
publications and investigations made by the museum researchers. All the information is
supplemented by the illustrative materials that help to highlight the theme of the
Separate sections - "Museum history" and "Peculiarities of the
architectural style" are supported by the video materials - the fragments of the
programs created by Kirovograd Regional State Broadcasting Company and the museum in
CD "A.A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum" is intended for a wide range of art lovers
and experts, it has scientifically-educational and art-aesthetic character.