ⓘ 1959 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1959 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • Solo Exhibition of works by Yaroslav Nikolaev was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • In Kaliningrad on the Kalinin square at the railway station is opened a bronze monument to Mikhail Kalinin, sculptor Boris Edunov.
  • The traveling exhibition of works by Yuri Neprintsev shown in Leningrad, Moscow, Sverdlovsk, Gorky, Saratov.
  • Solo Exhibition of works by Piotr Belousov was opened in the City painting gallery in the Vologda.
  • The traveling exhibition of works by Leningrad artists opened in Murmansk. The participants included Irina Baldina, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Nikolai Galakhov, Alexei Eriomin, Mikhail Kaneev, Maya Kopitseva, Alexander Koroviakov, Gavriil Malish, Evsey Moiseenko, Boris Shamanov, Elena Skuin, Victor Teterin, Yuri Tulin and Vecheslav Zagonek.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • May 26 - Vasiliy Kuchumov Russian: Кучумов Василий Никитич, Russian soviet painter and graphic artists born 1888.
  • November 3 - Fiodor Bogorodskiy Russian: Богородский Фёдор Семёнович, Russian soviet painter and graphic artists, Honored art worker of Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner born 1895.
  • December 29 - Alexei Kokorekin Russian: Кокорекин Алексей Алексеевич, Russian soviet graphic artists, Honored art worker of Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner born 1906.