The exhibition "In the Eye of the Storm. Modernism in Ukraine 1900s-1930s," which will be shown at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid and the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, explores modernism in Ukraine as it developed between 1900 and 1930 in the cultural centers of Kiev, Kharkiv and Odessa. It is the first comprehensive exhibition of Ukrainian art from the beginning of the 20th century in leading European museums.
The exhibition project will be presented and discussed by curator and co-founder of the Foundation for the Study of the Avant-Garde Konstantin Akinsha, curator Kateryna Denysova, art expert and collector James Butterwick, the researcher and creative director at the Ukrainian Institute Tetyana Filevska, curator of the National Ukrainian Art Museum - Olena Koshuba -Volvach, the artistic director of the Museum Tyssen Borneniscza, Guillermo Solana, and the art collector Andrey Adamovskiy. The conversation will be moderated by Natalia Shpytkovska, director of M17 Contemporary Art Center in Kiev.
The event will be held in English.
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