What are the stereotypical images of a homeless man? Dirty, torn clothes. Unkempt hair. Bedraggled beard. Grimy skin.
"Two out of ten people who see it just break down in tears," says artist Alexandr Milov of his sculpture "Love" - the first such Ukrainian-created artwork to be displayed at the Burning Man "radical art" festival.
The Soviet system tried to stifle Ukrainian artist Oleksandr Dubovyk, but he and his work outlived it.
Now, at the age of 84, Dubovyk is one of Ukraine's most sought-after artists internationally, with Ukrainian and Western critics calling him "the father of Ukrainian avant-garde."
The first thing to notice about artist Serhiy Zakharov is his calm smile and the next is a black bracelet on his right wrist with the inscription: “Fuck you, Putin.”
concert pianist Valentina Lisitsa has criticized KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on social
media following the company’s decision to remove her music from its in-flight
It is still one year before the Summer Olympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro next year. But Ukraine’s Anna Rizatdinova, one of the world’s top rhythmic gymnasts, already feels like time is going too fast.
Members of the Ukrainian-American community in Chicago on Aug. 22 started an online petition to stop Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak from performing in the U.S. in January.
Joseph Sywenkyj, an American photographer of Ukrainian descent, has been collecting stories of injured Ukrainian servicemen and EuroMaidan protesters for the dramatic documentary photo series called “Wounds.”
A tall, sturdy man with black hair and a long salt-and-pepper beard walks into the Kovalskyi's Optical Space, an upscale boutique that sells eyeglasses in Kyiv. He shakes the raindrops off his coat and immediately becomes the center of attention when he jokingly asks the staff to "turn off the shower."
What does Zlocci sound like? Like something Italian, right? But in fact it's Ukrainian, smelling not of pizza and prosecco, but abuse of power and illicit enrichment.
In between rehearsals, famous Ukrainian pop singer Zlata Ognevich sits at the piano in a sound recording studio in Kyiv, wearing a colorful summer dress.
Nadiya Antonets has come up with a creative answer to the Russian slur of referring to Ukrainians as ukrop (dill in Russian) – by using the herb in her portraits.
The social experiment filming public reactions to a gay couple holding hands and walking through a city center has been brought to Kyiv by Bird In Flight, an online photography and visual culture magazine.
Tired and exhausted from his trip to the U.S., Ukrainian movie director Myroslav Slaboshpytsky politely asks to be interviewed over the phone. Returning to Ukraine on July 1, the director had been busy for a month showing his movie "The Tribe" to American audiences.
Friedrich Chernyshov was 19 years old when he told his parents he wanted to change his sex. Their reaction mirrored that of Ukrainian society to the issue of transgenderism - a lack of understanding, active discouragement, and a breakdown in relations.
Austrian pop-star Thomas Neuwirth, who performs as the well-known drag queen Conchita Wurst, appeared at the Music Station in Tokyo in a grey dress made by Ukrainian fashion designer Lara Quint.
A volunteer group in Kyiv - Brat za Sestru (A Brother for a Sister) - has been set up to provide free security escorts for unaccompanied women traveling home late from work.