Ukraine

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

'Malevich is not Russian': activist group takes to Instagram to demand that Ukrainian heritage is recognised

Student-run Shadows Project aims to defend Ukraine’s cultural history and has in its sights Western institutions that identify Ukrainian art and artists as Russian

Saving Ukraine’s heritage: an eyewitness account of relief efforts

Plus, the Cezanne blockbuster at The Art Institute of Chicago and Nicola L.’s Gold Femme Commode at Alison Jacques

Sponsored byChristie's

Paintings rescued from Ukraine—by being rolled up in drainpipes—offered in Sotheby's humanitarian fundraising sale

Artists and dealers have donated works to the online auction raising money for the International Rescue Committee in Ukraine

Kyiv museum curators bravely criticise war by telling stories of its collection's historic objects

Online articles by staff at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine show how items resonate with the war-torn country

Russian artist's new exhibition decries war in Ukraine—and suggests Western art world enabled Putin

Maxim Kantor's "The Rape of Europe" show in Luxembourg explores how contemporary art "participated in the preparation of cannon fodder"

Venice museums send supplies to help save Ukraine’s art

As part of the Save Ukraine Art network, essential materials to protect works from bombs, fire and damp are heading to Lviv National Art Gallery

Ukraine demolishes Kyiv monument symbolising friendship with Russia

The titanium People’s Friendship Arch above the statue will remain but be renamed the Arch of Freedom of the Ukrainian People

Reports say Putin is deliberately targeting Ukrainian heritage—but is that true?

Amid Russia’s savagery we must maintain a clear ethical stance when intervening to protect culture

Ukrainian artists find sanctuary in residencies in the Carpathian mountains

Fleeing the war with Russia, hundreds of artists have headed to the Zakarpattia region in the west of the country

'Support this fight with your art': Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky addresses Venice Biennale artists and visitors

The president and his wife addressed attendees gathered at an exhibition of Ukrainian and international artists co-organised by the PinchukArtCentre and Victor Pinchuk Foundation

Venice Biennale erects scorched temporary 'pavilion' for Ukraine in the middle of the Giardini

The "meditative" space aims to put Russia's war in Ukraine at the heart of the exhibition—and at the forefront of peoples' minds

Australian artist couple documents destruction of Central House of Culture in Irpin, Ukraine

George Gittoes and his wife Hellen Rose are living in Kyiv for at least a month and filming stories about the impact of war on everyday citizens

The war in Ukraine: how often must history repeat itself?

Russian repression of the Ukrainian state has always been met with great resistance—this time is no different, says Maria Shust is the director of the Ukrainian Museum in New York

'Our artists are responding to the war—they have been since 2014': the rise of documentaries in recent Ukrainian art

In an excerpt from our podcast interview, the Mexico-based Ukrainian artist and art historian Svitlana Biedarieva discusses shifts in recent Ukrainian art—and what happens now

Ukrainian cultural site where Tchaikovsky once composed music damaged by Russian forces

Town of Trostianets has pushed out the Russian army but has suffered widespread destruction

Ukrainian artist’s Venice exhibition to go ahead despite difficulties caused by war

Kyiv-based artist Zinaida was in Venice for a site visit when the invasion began and has been unable to return home

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

Has the art market recovered? A deep dive into the Art Basel/UBS report

Plus, an exhibition about wartime hideouts in Poland and Ukraine, and Mondrian’s final work Victory Boogie Woogie

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Melanie Gerlis. Produced by Julia Michalska, David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
Sponsored byChristie's

Ukrainian government sells NFTs combining art and tweets to fund army

The drop comes from the Meta History Museum of War, the official collection of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation

‘Let’s stop this war’: the plight of Ukrainian gallerists and what they are doing to help their artists

Following the Russian invasion, some art dealers and their artists have left the country, some have stayed—but all are finding ways to help their compatriots

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

French museums rally to protect art collections in Ukraine with truckload of emergency supplies

A delivery of 15 tonnes of donated packing and conservation materials was organised by Icom France

Australian artist couple pack up their video cameras and head to Ukraine to film impact of war

George Gittoes and Hellen Rose will create a large “peace mural” in Kyiv and develop collaborative videos and performances with locals

Russian dealers make way for Ukrainian galleries at Liste fair in June

Fragment and Osnova galleries will give their stands to The Naked Room and Voloshyn from Kyiv

How Poland's museum community is stepping up to support Ukrainian colleagues

Cultural institutions in the neighbouring country are sending emergency aid and housing refugees

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