Notes from Ukrainians during the start of the Russian invasion.
“Protect the sky over Ukraine,” read the flyers-turned-planes, created by a group of New York-based artists and activists.
Collaborations with the State Hermitage Museum are particularly problematic since the director, Mikhail Piotrovsky, flaunts his bond with Putin.
Institutions including the Tate in London are facing mounting pressure to cut ties with Kremlin associates.
More than 17,000 artists and cultural workers sounded the message: “No to War!”
About 25 paintings by Ukrainian artist Maria Pryimachenko were destroyed in a fire at a museum near Kyiv, according to Ukrainian officials.
Two artists have withdrawn their works from state-backed museums, and the curators of the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale resigned in protest.
“We’ve been screaming into the void for years,” said artist Luba Drozd, who’s been active in raising awareness about the crisis in her home country.
Mundane on-the-ground realities of warfare like urban bomb sirens in Kyiv to long lines outside gas stations hit the platform — but so does disinformation.
The Russian president held a televised meeting with his advisors around another unusually long table, sparking another torrent of satirical memes.
The site of the worst nuclear disaster in history has become a tourist attraction, in part due to the 2019 TV mini-series “Chernobyl.”
Darmon Richter ventured to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to record the remnants of one of the world’s most serious nuclear disasters.