Russia-Ukraine crisis 2022

Artworks from Ukrainian museum appear as monumental projections in California

The partnership between a Bay Area nonprofit and a museum in Kyiv began shortly before the Russian invasion has taken on new urgency in the days since

Ukraine urges sanctions against Russian art sector

Statement from leading art world figures calls for a ban on Russian participants in international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale and Documenta

Ukraine museum reportedly burns down in Russian invasion, destroying 25 works by folk artist Maria Prymachenko

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Museum of Local History in Ivankiv had been set on fire by Russian forces

Former Russian culture minister Vladimir Medinsky is leading peace talks with Ukraine

Controversial political figure was in post for eight years from 2012

Here are some of the Russian art collectors facing Western sanctions

Individuals and companies have been targeted by the UK, US and EU over the invasion of Ukraine

Russian invasion puts Ukraine’s Venice Biennale pavilion on hold

The pavilion’s organisers said they are “not in immediate danger” but have been forced to halt work on the planned solo presentation of works by Pavlo Makov in Venice

'An attack on Ukraine is an attack on humanity and has to be stopped': Artist Marina Abramovic sends message of solidarity to Ukraine as Russia invades

In a video decrying the Russia assault, the Serbian performance artist describes the Ukrainian people as "proud, strong and dignified"

'No to war': As Putin's tanks roll in, Ukrainian museums scramble to protect collections and Russian culture figures show solidarity

Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial described the Russian invasion as "an act of barbarity that will be judged by history", while the Arsenal culture centre in Kyiv calls it a war “against all democratic states”

From naked protests to blockchain fundraising: how artists are protesting Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Russia has warned of "legal repercussions" for taking part in anti-war demonstrations

Eight photographers you need to follow in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a sophisticated misinformation campaign alongside his invasion of Ukraine. If you want objective visual reporting, here are the best verified photographers on the frontlines of the war

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‘Many in Russia stand with Ukraine’: Russian art scene fears further ostracisation as West set to impose sanctions

President Putin’s decision to send troops into Luhansk and Donetsk will severely punish an already beleaguered Russian culture sector

'Nothing is as therapeutic these days as writing a grant proposal': Ukraine's museums batten down the hatches as war looms

As tension with Russia escalates, institutions near the border are checking their security systems and considering their evacuation plans

Photographer captures victims of war in Ukraine, past—and future?

Joseph Sywenkyj's series Wounds documents the aftermath of the armed conflict in the Donbas region