ⓘ 1956 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1956 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • February 13 - "Exhibition of works of Soviet artists of 1917-1956" was opened in Tretyakov gallery in Moscow. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Aleksandr Gerasimov, Aleksandr Deyneka, Vecheslav Zagonek, Boris Ioganson, Engels Kozlov, Alexander Laktionov, Arkady Plastov, Mikhail Trufanov, and other important Soviet artists.
  • The Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin graduated Engels Kozlov, Nikolai Pozdneev, Piotr Nazarov, Anatoli Nenartovich, and other famous artists in the future.
  • The "Spring Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists of 1956" was opened in Exhibition Halls of the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Evgenia Antipova, Irina Baldina, Vladimir Gorb, Alexei Eriomin, Maya Kopitseva, Gevork Kotiantz, Boris Lavrenko, Ivan Lavsky, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Nikolai Mukho, Lev Orekhov, Sergei Osipov, Lev Russov, Ivan Savenko, Arseny Semionov, Alexander Semionov, Yuri Shablikin, Alexander Shmidt, Elena Skuin, Nikolai Timkov, Leonid Tkachenko, Yuri Tulin, Piotr Vasiliev, Vecheslav Zagonek, Ruben Zakharian, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • Solo Exhibition of works by Samuil Nevelshtein was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • Solo Exhibition of works by Alexander Savinov 1881–1942 was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • The "Fifth All-Union Exhibition of graduate works of students of art institutes of the USSR issue of 1956" was opened in Moscow. The participants were Engels Kozlov, Nikolai Pozdneev, Piotr Nazarov, Anatoli Nenartovich, and other young artists.
  • December 5 - The "Autumn Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists of 1956" was opened in Exhibition Halls of the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Piotr Alberti, Taisia Afonina, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Irina Baldina, Nikolai Baskakov, Yuri Belov, Piotr Belousov, Piotr Buchkin, Sergei Frolov, Nikolai Galakhov, Vladimir Gorb, Abram Grushko, Alexei Eriomin, Mikhail Kaneev, Marina Kozlovskaya, Tatiana Kopnina, Maya Kopitseva, Boris Korneev, Alexander Koroviakov, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Gevork Kotiantz, Yaroslav Krestovsky, Ivan Lavsky, Oleg Lomakin, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Alexei Mozhaev, Nikolai Mukho, Samuil Nevelshtein, Sergei Osipov, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Lev Russov, Ivan Savenko, Gleb Savinov, Vladimir Seleznev, Alexander Semionov, Arseny Semionov, Yuri Shablikin, Boris Shamanov, Alexander Shmidt, Nadezhda Shteinmiller, Victor Teterin, Nikolai Timkov, Mikhail Tkachev, Mikhail Trufanov, Yuri Tulin, Piotr Vasiliev, Igor Veselkin, Rostislav Vovkushevsky, Vecheslav Zagonek, Ruben Zakharian, Sergei Zakharov, and other important Leningrad artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • September 26 - Yuly Bershadsky Russian: Бершадский Юлий Рафаилович, Russian Soviet painter and art educator born 1869.
  • December 27 - Rudolf Frentz Russian: Френц Рудольф Рудольфович, Russian Soviet artist and art educator, professor of the Repin Institute of Arts, a head of the Studio of Battle painting born 1888.
  • December 7 - Alexei Zakolodin-Mitin Russian: Заколодин-Митин Алексей Иванович, Russian Soviet painter and art educator born 1892.
  • December 28 - Ivan Puni Russian: Пуни Иван Альбертович, Russian avant-garde artist born 1894.
  • October 27 - Piotr Miturich Russian: Митурич Пётр Васильевич, Russian Soviet painter and art critic born 1887.
  • February 18 - Kliment Redko Russian: Редько Климент Николаевич, Russian Soviet painter born 1897.
  • December 3 - Alexander Rodchenko Russian: Родченко Александр Михайлович, Russian Soviet artist, sculptor, photographer and graphic designer, one of the founders of constructivism and Russian design born 1891.
  • February 2 - Pyotr Konchalovsky Russian: Кончаловский Пётр Петрович, Russian Soviet painter, Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation born 1876.
  • April 23 - Ivan Shulga Russian: Шульга Иван Николаевич, Russian Soviet painter, graphic artist, and art educator born 1889.