Roughly 25 work by the celebrated Ukrainian artist Maria Primachenko have been burned because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the nation’s Ministry of International Affairs stated in a press release posted to social media on Monday.
The destruction of the works has not been independently confirmed by The New York Instances.
In a tweet, the ministry stated that the works had been housed inside a historic museum within the city of Ivankiv, about 50 miles northwest of Kyiv, the capital. Ministry officers praised the painter, identified for her colourful folks artwork type, for having created “world-famous masterpieces.”
Video posted to social media over the weekend and reported on by The Instances exhibits Ukrainian troopers participating in intense combating at a traffic circle near Ivankiv.
As reviews of the destruction unfold on social media, admirers of Primachenko mourned on social media. “The loss is immeasurable,” Oksana Lyniv, a outstanding conductor from western Ukraine who grew to become the primary girl to conduct an opera on the Bayreuth Pageant in Germany final summer time, wrote on Twitter.