Artists paint flowers over Ukraine war wreckage, unsettling some locals

Artists paint flowers over Ukraine war wreckage, unsettling some locals

Ukrainian artist Olena Yanko paints a car destroyed during Russia’s attack on Ukraine and then collected from different places in the town of Irpin in Kyiv region, Ukraine August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich KYIV (Reuters) – Artists have painted brilliant sunflowers over heaps of burnt-out cars destroyed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – upsetting some locals who wonder if it is too soon to beautify the wreckage of war.The group of painters from Ukraine and the United States say they plan to sell digital images of the work as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and raise money for Ukrainian artists, rebuilding projects and other causes.