ⓘ 1946 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1946 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • The Repin Institute of Arts graduated young artists Taisia Afoninf, Raisa Getman, Alexander Gulayev, Alexei Kuznetsov, Alexei Mozhaev, Andrei Mylnikov, Piotr Puko, Vasily Sokolov, Nadezhda Shteinmiller, and others.
  • Exhibition of works by Vladimir Grinberg 1896–1942 was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • January 19 – All-Union Fine Art Exhibition of 1946 was opened in Tretyakov gallery in Moscow. Over 1500 works of 555 artists were exhibited. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Konstantin Belokurov, Mikhail Bobyshov, Fiodor Bogorodsky, Alexander Bubnov, Alexander Vedernikov, Georgy Vereysky, Aleksandr Gerasimov, Sergey Gerasimov, Gavriil Gorelov, Aleksei Gritsai, Aleksandr Deyneka, Nikolai Dormidonyov, Vasily Yefanov, Krum Dzhakov, Sergei Zakharov, Maria Zubreeva, Igor Krestovsky, Alexander Laktionov, Alexander Matveyev, Alexander Osmerkin, Gerta Nemenova, Mikhail Platunov, Konstantin Rudakov, Alexander Samokhvalov, and other important soviet artists.
  • December 5 – The Monument to Vladimir Lenin was unveiled in Kiev. Authors of the monument sculptor Sergei Merkurov. Before setting in Kiev a sculpture was exhibited in a soviet pavilion on the World Exhibition of 1939 in New York.
  • May 9 – After post-war restoration the State Russian museum was again opened for visitors.
  • Exhibition of works by Nikolai Tyrsa 1887–1942 was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • September 13 – Eugene Lanceray Russian: Лансере Евгений Евгеньевич, Russian soviet graphic artist, Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner born 1875.