Russia-Ukraine crisis 2022

Canadian foundation will give more than $150,000 to artists of Ukrainian heritage

The Hnatyshyn Foundation will confer awards to ten displaced Ukrainian artists and ten Canadian artists of Ukrainian descent

London's Saatchi Gallery cancels Russian-organised show of Ukrainian art after social media backlash

"The Ukrainian Way" was scheduled for 3-11 September with an accompanying auction of physical works and NFTs

'Mum, I don't want war': Children's drawings from Ukraine displayed alongside those from Poland in 1946

On view in 16 cities Polish cities, the exhibition shows the "shocking" similarity between the contemporary and historical pictures

The conservation studio is the coalface of art history—but not all 'restorations' can be solved with acetone

While my past purchases are lined up for a professional clean, it is the current damage of international cultural relations that seem most in need of a fix

Manifesta director says the biennial should be held in Ukraine: here are five reasons why it is a good idea

The 2028 edition of the nomadic European exhibition would strengthen the country's cultural scene

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Art in the shadow of war: curating a show at Latvia's Mark Rothko Art Centre

Signs of the Russia-Ukraine conflict are everywhere in Latvia—and there's a growing number of culturally disenfranchised citizens, too

Twitter storm erupts over Ukrainian president's Vogue photoshoot with Annie Leibovitz

Some say the images, alongside First Lady Olena Zelenska, are in poor taste as the battle with Russia continues while others argue it will promote Ukraine's cause

Fabergé egg allegedly found by US officials on $300m yacht seized from Russia oligarch

A photograph of the "egg" has yet to be released, leading to heightened speculation

The plight of women artists impacted by the Russian invasion explored in New York exhibition

The show at Fridman Gallery features the work of artists who have faced emotional and logistical difficulties due to war

Russian embassy takes offence at Vladimir Putin clown and rainbow picture

Russian officials in Switzerland say they are “outraged” by LGBTQ connection and “war criminal” label

Ukrainian churches and places of worship devastated by war

As Russia's war continues, conservation is proving impossible—but heritage groups, priests and volunteers are doing their best to document the destruction

Cold War era returns as cultural ties are severed between Russia and US

Cultural understanding “cancelled” as Russia withdraws from 1998 memorandum and museums wind down “all direct communications and collaborative work”

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The romantic story behind a Russian photographer's version of Klimt's Kiss painting, restaged for Ukraine

Andrey Kezzyn recounts how hearing a tale of two lovers separated by the war spurred him to remake the famous art historical image

'Art will go back underground': artist Emilia Kabakov on the war in Ukraine and the fate of the Russian art world

Born in the Soviet Union, the artist reflects on how works by her and husband Ilya have taken on new meaning since the war

New St Petersburg fair launches during Art Basel as Russia’s art scene copes with new reality

The new 1703 contemporary art fair, sponsored by the Kremlin-controlled Gazprom, overlaps exactly with the Swiss fair, which has long been a destination for Russian collectors

Art fairs have become a lifeline for Ukrainian galleries—even in Basel

Stands offered for free at Liste, while some gallery workers are living on the art fair circuit, unable to return home

Kabir Jhala. With additional reporting by Tom Seymour

Ukrainian bride performance erupts onto Art Basel's Messeplatz

Russia-Ukraine war enters the spotlight at the Swiss fair with Isagus Toche's Chernobyl Bride work

Is Ukraine's cultural heritage under coordinated attack?

Sites are suffering widespread destruction, but a coalition of organisations is working to provide evidence of deliberate targeting by Russian forces

Tom Seymour. with additional reporting by Sophia Kishkovsky

Ukraine misses out on UK cultural protection money

British Council has so far failed to get extra emergency funding to save ravaged heritage

Director of Moscow’s Second World War museum says he is ‘proud’ to be sanctioned over war in Ukraine

Aleksandr Shkolnik was added to list of sanctioned individuals by the UK and Australia, and is the first Russian museum director to be targeted

Seized antiquities sent from Ukraine to go on show at British Museum

Hoard of medieval metalwork had been illegally mailed to the UK, and will be sent to Kyiv museum when safe to do so

Russian Fabergé treasures from V&A show still being held in UK because of sanctions over Ukraine

Among the pieces are the first Fabergé Egg and a golden cigarette box made for the Rothschild family, which were both acquired by the oligarch Viktor Vekselberg

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Ukraine fundraiser shines intriguing light on art, wealth—and a flexible approach to morality

'Brave Ukraine' event—presided over by Christie’s and held at Tate Modern—shows a cultural crowd keen to distance itself from the oligarchs it once wooed

Georgian galleries unite for first Tbilisi Gallery Weekend in support of Ukraine

Commercial spaces will exhibit and sell works made by artists during Russia’s invasion

Masterpieces from Morozov collection return to Russia from France—but three works have been retained

Around 200 valuable works had to be sent in five convoys of six trucks across Europe as war in Ukraine hampers shipping

Venice gets political: how the art world's biggest stage has become a focal point for Ukrainian protests

From demonstrations to a presidential address, the Biennale city continues to be a creative platform to criticise Russia's war