ⓘ 1952 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1952 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • In Leningrad on the Theatre Square a monument was unveiled to great Russian musician and composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908. Authors of the monument sculptors V. Bogolubov and Vladimir Ingal.
  • November 2 - In Nizhny Novgorod on Gorky Square a monument was unveiled to great Russian writer Maxim Gorky 1868–1936. Authors of the monument sculptor V. Mukhina, architect V. Lebedev and P. Shteller.
  • March 2 - In Moscow on Gogol Boulevard a monument was unveiled to great Russian writer Nikolai Gogol 1809–1852. Authors of the monument sculptor N. Tomsky, architect L. Golubovsky.
  • November 5 - The Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists of 1952 was opened in Leningrad in the State Russian Museum. The participants were Vsevolod Bazhenov, Nikolai Baskakov, Piotr Belousov, Piotr Buchkin, Nina Veselova, Rostislav Vovkushevsky, Vladimir Gorb, Vecheslav Zagonek, Ruben Zakharian, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Boris Lavrenko, Piotr Litvinsky, Oleg Lomakin, Alexander Lubimov, Alexei Mozhaev, Mikhail Natarevich, Sergei Osipov, Alexander Pushnin, Ivan Savenko, Gleb Savinov, Alexander Samokhvalov, Alexander Semionov, Elena Skuin, Ivan Sorokin, Nikolai Timkov, Leonid Tkachenko, Mikhail Tkachev, Yuri Tulin, Rudolf Frentz, Mikhail Chernyshev, Nadezhda Shteinmiller, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • In Leningrad Repin Institute of Arts graduates known in the future artists Marina Kozlovskaya, Boris Korneev, Irina Baldina, Abram Grushko, Boris Lavrenko, Vladimir Chekalov, Piotr Fomin, Oleg Lomakin, Valentin Sidorov, and others.
  • November 21 - All-Union Fine Art Exhibition of 1952 opened in Moscow. The participants were Vsevolod Bazhenov, Nikolai Babasuk, Dmitry Belajev, Piotr Buchkin, Nina Veselova, Vecheslav Zagonek, Alexander Pushnin, Sergei Gerasimov, Ivan Savenko, Gleb Savinov, and other important soviet artists.
  • November 23 - "Exhibition of Sketch" opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were 84 artists, amon them Evgenia Antipova, Evgenia Baykova, Piotr Buchkin, Rostislav Vovkushevsky, Ruben Zakharian, Tatiana Kopnina, Maya Kopitseva, Gevork Kotiantz, Anrdei Mylnikov, Samuil Nevelshtein, Ivan Savenko, Arseny Semionov, Elena Skuin, Victor Teterin, Yuri Tulin, Boris Utekhin, Boris Fogel, Sergei Frolov, Nadezhda Shteinmiller, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • Exhibition of works by painter and theatre artist Mikhail Pavlovich Bobyshov 1885 - 1964 opened in the Museum of the Academy of Arts in Leningrad.
  • Stalin Prize winner of 1952 in the area of Fine Arts were painter Yuri Neprintsev for painting "The Rest after Battle", Tretyakov gallery, sculptor Vera Mukhina posthumously, for monument to Maxim Gorky in Moscow, sculptor Nikolai Tomsky for marble bust to Nikolai Gogol, sculptor Vasili Vatagin for sculptural works on animal themes, painters Aleksei Gritsai, Vasily Yefanov, Boris Scherbakov, Konstantin Maksimov for the series of portraits of soviet scientists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • September 20 - Alexander Rusakov Russian: Русаков Александр Исаакович, Russian soviet painter born 1898.
  • June 8 - Sergei Merkurov, Russian: Меркуров Сергей Дмитриевич, Russian soviet sculptor, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner born 1881.
  • August 9 - Olga Della-Vos-Kardovskaya Russian: Делла-Вос-Кардовская Ольга Людвиговна, Russian soviet painter, wife of Dmitry Kardovsky born 1875.