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Culture

06/27/2017 - 11:03

Meet the masterpieces!

A black-haired guy is staring at his fingers and playing lazily with a stick. It is Pontius Pilate as imagined by the Polish artist Jacek Malczewski. I read in the prospectus that the artist drew...
06/27/2017 - 10:58

“I always chose the weaker side in a fight”

Mikhail Lotman is an Estonian scholar and politician and son of Yuri Lotman, who was the founder of the Tartu-Moscow Semiotic School and a prominent student of literature and culture.Lotman Jr....
06/22/2017 - 10:39

Ukrainian sculpture: doing fine

The exhibit “Sculpture 2017” includes over 200 works by more than 100 top Ukrainian artists. This Triennial has its own hallmark: the National League of Ukrainian Artists (NLUA...
06/21/2017 - 16:33

The horseman of heaven

Our legendary writer and translator was also an outstanding artist whose works are not worse than those of the “visionary” Ciurlionis. Words fail me. For we saw a wonder with our own...
06/19/2017 - 17:52

Music, violin, and… a brand

The concert took place at the National Philharmonic Society. That night, music lovers were treated to a wonderful program offered by musicians of the Kyivski Solisty National Chamber Ensemble (...
06/14/2017 - 17:23

Traveling to Edo

Kabuki, geisha, netsuke – what many Europeans consider symbols of Japan – emerged in the Edo era. This period, when Tokugawa shoguns ruled the country, lasted from the early...
06/12/2017 - 18:13

“A popular and yet forgotten monument”

Ancient artifacts and exclusive archeological finds hidden behind glass panels of display cases, signs “Do not touch” or “Do not sit down,” the supervisor who protects the...
06/12/2017 - 18:01

The return of “Wind”

A billboard covered the mosaic “Wind” at 11, Akademika Hlushkova Avenue, for many years. When a new restaurant, Mill Hub, put up its banner, this revolted a lot of Kyivites (Den wrote...
05/31/2017 - 17:48

Olena MISTAL: “All Ukrainian people are artistes”

Olena Mistal’s achievements include the establishment of the Ukrainian school in Paris, the Palace of Arts in Normandy, where Ukrainian artists come, as well as the agreement between Bagnoles-...
05/30/2017 - 11:51

“A route to the future!”

For Den’s team, this year has been full of project anniversaries, celebrating endeavors represented on our Project Tree: for instance, our glossy supplement Route No. 1 turns 5, and the...
05/30/2017 - 11:49

Gold for a satire

The Palme d’Or for the best feature-length film of the main competition section was awarded to The Square (France-Sweden-Denmark-Germany), a satirical comedy directed by Ruben Ostlund from...
05/25/2017 - 11:21

History and geography

The curators of the exhibition, which takes place at the National Art Museum of Ukraine, are Stanislav Silantiev and Halyna Khorunzha – the founders of the creative association “Jean...
05/25/2017 - 11:17

Marigolds from Nahuievychi to bloom in Lokachi

From now on a tiny Volhynian town of Lokachi will be marked on the map of “marigold space,” promoted by Den/The Day across Ukraine. Lo-kachi boasts of a successful gymnasium, which was...
05/23/2017 - 11:19

NOMINA is not just about names...

It is elegant, pleasant to the eye and touch. Most importantly, it is very rich in information. This illustrated “family album,” which opens with a dedication to the author’s son...
05/18/2017 - 10:02

On artistic and moral experience

The Trials of John Demjanjuk: a Holocaust Cabaret is a play by the Canadian Jewish (important!) playwright Jonathan Garfinkel, which has already been staged in the US, Canada, and Germany. It is...

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