12 November 2022


Banksy Goes To Ukraine To Create His Latest Political Works 

Seven striking new works by the elusive Street Artist Banksy have appeared on bombed-out buildings in Ukraine.

24 November 2015


UK/RAINE Shortlist Announced By Saatchi Gallery And Firtash Foundation

The Firtash Foundation and Saatchi Gallery announce the shortlist for UK/RAINE, the first open competition worth £75,000 for emerging artists from the UK and Ukraine as part of the Days of Ukraine in the UK festival. The competition received over 10,000 entries by 2,100 artists and the 30 shortlisted artists chosen from each of the […]

14 April 2015


FSB Russia’s Secret Service Closes WWII Photography Exhibition

A photographic exhibition featuring Second World War photographs from the Imperial War Museum London which was to document the war from a Western perspective, and due to open in Yekaterinburg, Russia, last week has been cancelled. The Metenkov House Museum of Photography announced that it was to close down indefinitely for ‘technical reasons’. But Russia’s […]

1 May 2012


Government Artworks Swapped For Fakes While On Loan

To many historians of art the name Mykola Hlushchenko is unfamiliar, but within the Ukraine, this post-impressionist landscape painter is widely recognized for his political and artistic activities. And now his work has become the centre of controversy with allegations that a number of his paintings have been swapped with forgeries while on loan. The […]