Author: The Ukrainian Museum

NEW YORK – Peter Doroshenko, known for his trailblazing approach to cultural institutions and for amplifying their public stature by making them more vibrant and dynamic, has been named the new director of The Ukrainian Museum in New York. For 11 years before his arrival in New York, Mr. Doroshenko was the director of the Dallas Contemporary in Dallas, the largest non-collecting museum in the U.S. Prior to his work in Texas, he was the founding president and artistic director at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv where he organized global exhibitions and collection programs that quickly positioned the city…

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NEW YORK – The Ukrainian Museum in New York announced the opening of its new exhibition, “Maks Levin: In Defense of Truth and Freedom,” which features a selection of photographs by slain Ukrainian photojournalist Maks Levin. The exhibition comprises 25 prints from among Mr. Levin’s last pictures documenting the war that Russia continues to wage on Ukrainian soil. The photographer’s body was found outside of Kyiv on April 1. Unarmed and wearing a press jacket, according to various media reports, it is believed that Mr. Levin was tortured before being fatally shot twice by Russian soldiers. His murder is regarded…

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