The artist never accepted money for her paintings; she always gifted them to friends and neighbors. Maria Prymachenko died in 1997.
National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art in Kyiv hosts another large, consisting of around 650 pieces collection of artist’s works. We hope that the Russians won’t get there.
Meanwhile, Ukraine’s culture minister called UNESCO to revoke Russia’s membership.
This article has been updated on March 4th.