‘Philip Buehler: Please Don’t Forget Us’ ~ Brings the War on Ukraine to the East Village in Stunning Mural Installation

 

 

 

Philip Buehler alongside the car cemetery installation. Image courtesy Philip Buehler.

This past month we’ve been wondering ~ and even concerned ~ about the lack of news coming from our media about the war in Ukraine. We see we are not alone. This month, photographer and explorer of urban ruins, Phil Buehler, created a 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery in Ukraine as a reminder that this war rages on. The mural, entitled ‘Irpin, Ukraine: Please Don’t Forget Us’ is located near the Ukrainian Museum and the St. George Ukrainian Church in the East Village, on view through November, 2023.

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‘Women at War’ curated by Monika Fabijanska to Open at Fridman Gallery NYC in Collaboration with Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

 

 

Dana Kavelina, a still from Letter to a Turtledove, 2020, film, 20:55 min. ©Dana Kavelina. Courtesy of the artist.

Fridman Gallery (NYC) and Voloshyn Gallery (Kyiv, Ukraine) are honored to present Women at War, curated by Monika Fabijanska.  This group exhibition features works by a selection of the leading contemporary women artists working in Ukraine, and provides context for the current war, as represented in art across media. Several works in the exhibition were made after February 24, 2022, when Russia began full-scale invasion; others date from the eight years of war following the annexation of Crimea and the creation of separatist “republics” in Donbas in 2014.

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