222 East 6th St., New York, NY 10009 - United States
The Ukrainian Museum’s extensive collections of folk art, fine art, and archival material reflect the rich cultural heritage of the Ukrainian people. The Museum’s major exhibitions are accompanied by catalogues and supplemented by a wide range of public programming, including tours, lectures, concerts, and workshops.
FULL CIRCLE: Ukraine's Struggle for Independence 100 Years Ago, 1917-1921
Through September 29, 2019
The exhibition features many never before seen objects from the period of World War I with an emphasis on the 100th anniversary of the struggle for Ukraine's independence from 1917 to 1921, one of the most dramatic and fateful periods in the country's history. Visitor will see such rare items as a Zaporozhian Infantry Regiment's flag; state papers from the UN Archives in Geneva documenting Ukraine's effort to join the League of Nations; state seals from the WWI period; WWI aviator cap and gloves; various military insignias and uniform parts, and more.
GUARDIANS OF LIFE: Pysanky (Easter Eggs) and Wooden Churches of Ukraine
Through October 27, 2019
The Museum's annual exhibition of pysanky, drawn from its extensive permanent collection, features a selection of large photo prints of Ukrainian wooden churches. The architectural styles are coordinated with pysanky from the corresponding regions. The show is highlighted by glass paintings depicting folk art scenes by Yaroslava Surmach Mills.
Faces of the Crimean Tatar Deportation 75 Years Later
On the morning of May 18, 1944, the Soviet government initiated a special operation in Crimea: the deportation of Crimean Tatars (Kirimli) to the Urals and Central Asia. Zarema Yaliboylu's photographs reveal this crime perpetrated by the Stalinist regime against the Kirimli through portraits and stories of ordinary people who survived the deportation and managed at last to return to Crimea, which was once again occupied by Russia in 2014.
Alexander Archipenko: selected works
Influenced by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, Alexander Archipenko developed his own avant-garde sculptural style experimenting with convex/concave forms, volume/space transference, and inventing sculpto-painting. By 1920, Archipenko had become one of the most important sculptors of the era.
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