'Scythian gold is at the heart of Russia’s identity war'
Art historian and curator Konstantin Akinsha asserts that Russian attempts to claim succession from the ancient Scythians date back to the 18th century
Farewell to contemporary art in Russia: the cancellation of the Moscow Biennale marks the end of an era
Dozens of contemporary art shows have been forced to close since the outset of the war with Ukraine—but this one was meant to serve Putinist propaganda
Vladimir Putin’s martial law decree has given Russian forces ‘legal’ cover to loot art in Ukraine
In a move similar to the Nazis’ self-legalised art thefts, ancient gold treasure, paintings and Prince Potemkin’s mummified remains all risk being “preserved” by “evacuation”
Russians are selling art to fund the war in Ukraine—and not all of it appears to be real
An allegedly fake Kandinsky and NFTs of Ukrainian cities' coats of arms are among the works being offered to support Putin's aggression
Photographer chronicles the destruction of the 'Ukrainian Stalingrad'
Stanislav Ostrous has been risking his life to photograph the architecture of Kharkiv, one of the first Ukrainian cities to be attacked by Russian forces
Culture in the crossfire: Ukraine's key monuments and museums at risk of destruction in the war
Museum staff, heritage custodians and volunteers are racing against time to safeguard the country's cultural treasures, many of which, ironically, are connected to Russia
German museums offer curator jobs to Ukrainian and Russian refugees
Berlin-based Ernst von Siemens Art Foundation is supporting roles for a one-year period