The horrific visions of Ukraine’s best loved artist
Maria Prymachenko's depictions of a genocide. Prymachenko's seemingly happy scenes of rural life were hailed by artists like Picasso and deeply revered by fellow Ukrainians. But look closer, and you see the terror unleashed on her country by Stalin. As Ukraine faces yet another Russian menace, Jonathan Jones here explores how her work has once again become a national symbol, duplicated at rallies worldwide.
From The Guardian