The modern art exhibition Manifesta opened in St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum at the end of June. That would be nothing special as Hermitage tends to host many world art events, though this one looks like a nightmare of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Until recently, two special portraits were getting dusty in the back of a
Kyiv artist’s studio. The portraits picture Russian President Vladimir
Putin and his former Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych.
And both are completely naked.
It is thanks to the EuroMaidan Revolution that Ukrainian art lovers again have a chance to see masterpieces from a Kyiv art collection that had been lost in the corridors of Kyiv governmental buildings for years. The change of authorities has helped the Kyiv History Museum to regain its paintings and finally exhibit them, beginning on April 12.
The first thought that enters the mind when seeing Russian painter Nikas Safronov’s 70 displayed pieces is how these cheesy paintings, with their toxic green forests, clear blue skies and massive frames of fake gold ever got to the height of fame.
One of Ukraine’s Soviet-era museums has finally gone digital. The Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko Museum received nearly $7,000 in grant money from billionaire Rinat Akhmetov’s Foundation for Development of Ukraine to digitize 9,000 pages of archived material, or just 2 percent of its trove of archives, most of which are more than 100 years old.
It’s been a year since the finale of the European football championship in Ukraine and Poland, but soccer fans can relive the event at a new art opening.
“Ukraine” is emblazoned on the Pinzel exhibition banner above the central entrance to Paris’ Louvre Museum, greeting visitors to the world’s most popular art museum and filling the hearts of Ukrainians with pride.
Whether you want to explore the dark reaches of your psyche or are simply a fan of Sigmund Freud, Kyiv's latest museum may be the place for you. Located in a quite yard in Pechersk area, the Dream Museum takes an unconventional look at the workings of the inner mind.
Ever wonder how tornados form or what forces make Maxwell’s wheel spin? The answers to these and other questions can be found in a new museum that recently opened its doors in Kyiv’s Podil district.
The body parts of Chinese people dead for more than 10 years are now on display at Olympic Stadium, part of an American exhibit that arrived in Kyiv in September.
Wanted: A prince to kiss Sleeping Beauty.
Fears that precious works of art may never return to Ukraine are sabotaging years of talks and preparations for a planned exhibition of 18th century sculptor Ioann (Johann) Pinzel at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Several of Pinzel’s key works are located in churches that have little trust in museum workers and Ukrainian officials.
Kyiv is getting ambitious about its art scene, and the first ever Arsenale exhibit is set to prove it. The huge contemporary art exhibition of modern Ukrainian art will open in Mystetsky Arsenal, the national art complex housed by the former arms factory right across the road from Pechersk Lavra.
On May 11, Sofiyivska Square in central Kyiv will be transformed into an art work.