Roughly 25 work by the celebrated Ukrainian artist Maria Primachenko had been burned because of Russia’s invasion Ukraine, the nation’s Ministry of International Affairs stated in an announcement 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 people artwork type, for having created “world-famous masterpieces.”
As studies 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 became the first woman to conduct an opera on the Bayreuth Competition in Germany final summer time, wrote on Twitter.