ⓘ 1953 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1953 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • The Spring exhibition of works by leningrad artists of 1953 opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Nikolai Babasuk, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Leonid Baykov, Konstantin Belokurov, Dmitry Beliayev, Vasily Vikulov, Nikolai Volodimirov, Lev Volshtein, Ekaterina Efimova, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Alexandra Levushina, Vera Lubimova, Pen Varlen, Ivan Penteshin, Yuri Podlasky, Mikhail Poniatov, Igor Razdrogin, Ivan Savenko, Yuri Skorikov, Elena Skuin, Elena Tabakova, Victor Teterin, Nikolai Timkov, Mikhail Tkachev, Boris Fogel, Rudolf Frentz, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • October 17 - Second All-Union Exhibition of graduates of the Art Institute of 1953 opened in Moscow. Featured the works of Oleg Betekhtin, Nikolai Galakhov, Boris Kotik, Valeria Larina, Nikolai Lomakin, Solomon Epshtein, Vladimir Seleznev, and others.
  • An artist Victor Oreshnikov is appointed the rector of the Repin Institute of Arts. Headed an institute up to 1979 year.
  • Exhibition of works by famous Russian artist and teacher Dmitry Kardovsky 1866–1943 opened in Museum of the Academy of Arts in Leningrad.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • June 25 - Alexander Osmerkin Russian: Осмёркин Александр Александрович, Russian soviet painter born 1892.
  • May 31 - Vladimir Tatlin Russian: Татлин Владимир Евграфович, Russian soviet artists born 1885.
  • July 4 - Piotr Kotov Russian: Котов Пётр Иванович, Russian soviet painter, Honored art worker of Russian Federation born 1889.
  • October 6 - Vera Mukhina, Russian: Мухина Вера Игнатьевна, Russian soviet sculptor, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner, author of monument Worker and Kolkhoz Woman born 1889.