Tolokonnikova has long been a thorn in the side of Vladimir Putin’s regime.
Ukraine Marks First Year of War With Banksy Stamp
The stamp also features the shorthand “FCK PTN!” in Cyrillic.
Art Writers Must Stop Parroting Putin’s Talking Points About NATO
Cammie Tipton-Amini’s opinion piece “When Ukraine Was Newly Independent and Everything Was Possible” employs simplistic whataboutism that dangerously echoes Putin’s lies.
Ukrainian Actor Questioned by Police After Venice Biennale Guerrilla Performance
Aleksey Yudnikov placed a photo of President Putin’s face over his crotch and performed in front of the empty Russian pavilion.
US Institutions Received Millions From Russian Oligarchs
The Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Modern Art are among the many that have benefited from Kremlin-backed wealth.
Street Murals Worldwide Show Love for Ukraine and Ire at Putin
From Norway to Mexico, street artists paint murals calling to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Paris Wax Museum Ditches Putin
The museum is considering replacing the wax, which has been damaged by visitors, with a statue of Putin’s nemesis, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Thousands of Russian Artists Denounce Invasion in Open Letter
More than 17,000 artists and cultural workers sounded the message: “No to War!”
Ukrainian Artists Speak Out As Invasion Intensifies
“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.
The Internet Has a Field Day with Another Absurdly Long Putin Table
The Russian president held a televised meeting with his advisors around another unusually long table, sparking another torrent of satirical memes.
The Most Hilarious Memes About Putin and Macron’s Bizarre Kremlin Meeting
The exchange may have been a diplomatic failure, but it has yielded one of the best memes of the year so far.
What We Lose if the Amsterdam Hermitage Closes for Good
Thanks to the pandemic, the museum may be on the verge of shutting its doors just when Europe needs its Russian ambassador more than ever.