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Art projects, art tours, presentations, auctions and exhibitions

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Palexpo (Geneva, Switzerland)

Artgenève 2024

Artgenève is a contemporary and modern art fair held every January in the picturesque Geneva Lake region.

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    Under the direction of Charlotte Diwan, artgenève has evolved into a hub for art dealers, collectors, curators, and art connoisseurs. 

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The 120th Le Salon d'Automne (Paris, France)

Ukraine: The Light Will Win

The National Academy of Arts of Ukraine has been invited to participate at the 120th Le Salon d'Automne, which was held from 18 to 21 January 2024, to present the “Light Will Win” project at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris.

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    The participation of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine in the Autumn Salon was made possible due to the support of the philanthropist Lady Dewi Sukarno.

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Tersane Istanbul (Turkey)

Contemporary Istanbul

The 18th edition of the Contemporary Istanbul took place from September 27 to October 1, with a preview on September 26-27 in the historical shipyard Tersane Istanbul.

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    Launched in 2006, Contemporary Istanbul today is the leading annual art fair in Turkey, situated at the meeting point of Europe and Asia in one of the vibrant cities of the world.

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M17 CAC (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Concentration of the Will at the M17 CAC

The project at the M17 Contemporary Art Center aimed to show how contemporary art reveals the Ukrainian vision of will, which contributes to the efforts of Ukrainians today to accumulate their strength to resist the Russian invasion.

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    Organized by the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, M17 Contemporary Art Center, Modern Art Research Institute. Curators: Andriy Sydorenko, Iryna Yatsyk

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NAA of Ukraine (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Concentration of the Will at the NAA of Ukraine

The project at the the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine reveals the Ukrainian vision of will through the prism of artists' works.

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    Organized by the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine,
    Modern Art Research Institute, M17 Contemporary Art Center. Curators: Andriy Sydorenko, Iryna Yatsyk

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MARI (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Concentration of the Will at the MARI

The project at the Modern Art Research Institute aimed to show how contemporary art reveals the Ukrainian vision of will, which contributes to the efforts of Ukrainians today to accumulate their strength to resist the Russian invasion.

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    Organized by the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine,
    Modern Art Research Institute, M17 Contemporary Art Center. Curators: Andriy Sydorenko, Iryna Yatsyk

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Monte Carlo (Monaco)

Artmonte-carlo 2023

One of the world's premier art fair for modern and contemporary art in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

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    ArtMonte-Carlo is an art fair whose intention is to establish on the French Riviera a leading artistic platform for contemporary art, modern art and contemporary design, in order to meet the demands of the many collectors and art lovers of the region.

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Basel (Switzerland)

Art Basel 2023. Born in Ukraine project

The world's premier art show for modern and contemporary art in Basel, Switzerland.
Born in Ukraine exhibition in Kunstmuseum Basel.

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    One of the "must-visits" this year was Born in Ukraine in Kunstmuseum Basel. During the Art Basel days, the presentation and an exclusive curator’s tour of the exhibition “Born in Ukraine” was be held with the support of the Museum of Art and History of Geneva and the Art Support Fund.

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Palais de Tokyo (Paris)

In the Face of Natural Disasters, War, and Pandemics: What is the Therapeutic Potential of Art?

The international performative conference was initiated by Institut ACTE - Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and National Academy of Arts of Ukraine.

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    The Aleksandr Savchuk Foundation is a partner of the Palais de Tokyo under the umbrella of the Art & Society Circle.

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NAA of Ukraine, MARI, M17 CAC

Open Call. Concentration Of The Will

On 20 March, the Open Call for artists has been announced for participation in "Concentration of the Will" project within the framework of the 20th Platform for Cultural Initiatives "The New Aspirations".

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    Curators: Andriy Sydorenko, Iryna Yatsyk. Organized by the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Modern Art Research Institute, M17 Contemporary Art Center.

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Royal Academy of Arts (London)

Art Without Borders: Charity event to support the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine

On the 28th of January, 2023, the Royal Academy of Arts in London hosted the Charity auction to benefit the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine. The event was initiated and organised by the Natalia Cola Foundation and the Royal Academy of Arts.

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    Funds were being directly raised for urgent structural repair to NAAU buildings and provision of the equipment, support of scientific, publishing and exhibition activities of the NAAU, grant programme for Ukrainian artists to participate in programmes in Ukraine and abroad, digitisation support of the institution.

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The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum (Madrid)

In the Eye of the Storm: Modernism in Ukraine, 1900 - 1930s

«In the Eye of the Storm. Modernism in Ukraine 1900’s – 1930’s» – the name of the large-scale project that is the comprehensive display of Ukrainian Art from the beginning of the 20th century to be shown in the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum (Madrid, Spain).

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    The exhibition "In the Eye of the Storm: Modernism in Ukraine, 1900–1930s" presents ground-breaking art produced in Ukraine in the first decades of the 20th century, showcasing trends that range from figurative to abstract art. In October 2022, for the first time ever, Paris hosted one of the world-famous and prominent art fairs – Art Basel.
    The curatorial group includes Dr. Konstantin Akinsha (USA/Italy), art critic and co-founder of the Foundation for the Study of the Avant-Garde, and Kateryna Denysova, PhD Candidate at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

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Club des Résidents Etrangers de Monaco

“How Art Can Fix the World” Christmas Cocktail

On December 6th, 2022, Aleksandr Savchuk Foundation hosted the “How Art Can Fix the World” Christmas Cocktail in the Club des Résidents Etrangers de Monaco.

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    The event gathered supporters and connoisseurs of Ukrainian culture, art and heritage, as well as philanthropists and donors. The event included presentation of projects realized by the Foundation in 2022 and exhibition of recent works of Ukrainian artists Anatoliy Gankevich, Egor and Mykyta Zigura.

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The Centre Pompidou (Paris, France)

Ukraine. Une Donation Contemporaine

"Ukraine. Une Donation Contemporaine" – the name of the project that is the comprehensive display of Ukrainian photography from the end of the 20th century - early 21th century to be shown in the Centre Pompidou (Paris, France).

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    More than 130 works by Ukrainian artists have been donated to the collection of the Centre Pompidou. The major part of them is a selection of photographs representing the Kharkiv School of Photography of the 1970s - 2010s, donated by the Grynyov collection, the Museum of Kharkiv School of Photography, as well as contemporary paintings and graphics from other private collections.

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Grand Palais Éphémère

Paris+ par Art Basel VIP art tour

A special fair program for the VIP clients at the Paris+ par Art Basel 2022 remarkable events.

This year inaugural edition of Paris+ par Art Basel brought together 156 premier galleries from 30 countries and territories – including 61 exhibitors with spaces in France – in a new flagship event that further augmented Paris’s standing as a cultural epicenter.

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    In October 2022, for the first time ever, Paris hosted one of the world-famous and prominent art fairs – Art Basel.

    Paris+ par Art Basel took place at the Grand Palais Éphémère (2 Pl. Joffre, 75007), in the heart of the French capital. The art show built bridges with France’s cultural industries to create a flagship event, radiating throughout the city, embedded in its exceptional cultural ecosystem.

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UNESCO (Monaco)

Multimedia project "Ukrainian revival"

The multimedia project «Ukrainian revival» was held from July 22 to August 5 at the Monegasque National Committee of the International Association of Plastic Arts at UNESCO (Monaco). «Ukrainian revival» was a charity project: a part of proceeds from the sale went to the Ukrainian charity foundations.

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The Fondation Beyeler

Presentation of "In the Eye of the Storm"

A presentation of the Ukrainian project “In the Eye of the Storm. Modernism in Ukraine 1900-1930s”, which is scheduled for autumn 2022 at the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum in Madrid, Spain. Curators are Kostiantyn Akinsha, Katia Denysova and Olena Kashuba-Volvach.

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    The exhibition featured unique artworks from leading Ukrainian museums, public and private collections from Western Europe (the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria). The project was created in collaboration with the National Art Museum of Ukraine and other Ukrainian institutions.Watch the presentation.

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59th La Biennale di Venezia

Charity auction "Benefit for Ukraine’s People & Culture"

As part of the 59th La Biennale di Venezia on April 21, a charity auction "Benefit for Ukraine's People & Culture" took place. The 14 lots generously donated by artists and their galleries raised more than €1.2 million for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. ArtCult Gallery joined the auction and provided works of Ukrainian artists.

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    ArtCult Gallery joined the auction and provided works of Ukrainian artists. The raised funds from the auction were donated to organizations such as the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, the Maria Pryimachenko Family Foundation, Museum Crisis Center, and Ukrainian Emergency Art Fund.