ⓘ 1970 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1970 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • The All-Union Fine Art Exhibition dedicated to Lenins 100-years Anniversary was opened in Moscow.
  • The New Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of the Russian Federation was opened in Leningrad on the Sverdlov embankment.
  • Fourth Republican Art Exhibition "The Soviet Russia" dedicated to 100-years Anniversary of Vladimir Lenin was opened in Moscow. The participants were Aleksandr Gerasimov, Aleksei Gritsai, Yuri Kugach, Evsey Moiseenko, Arcady Plastov, Alexander Samokhvalov, Yuri Tuliv, Boris Ugarov, Ivan Varichev, and other important artists of Russian Federation.
  • A Marble bust on the grave of Stalin was unveiled on the Red Square in Moscow. Authors of the monument sculptor Nikolai Tomsky.
  • Exhibition of work by Leningrad artists dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic war was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Vladimir Andreev, Sergei Babkov, Yuri Belov, Dmitry Beliayev, Alexander Blinkov, Veniamin Borisov, Dmitry Buchkin, Rostislav Vovkushevsky, Nikolai Galakhov, Evgeny Galunov, Vasily Golubev, Alexander Gulayev, Nina Ivanova, Mikhail Kozell, Elena Kostenko, Anna Kostina, Yaroslav Krestovsky, Boris Lavrenko, Ivan Lavsky, Efim Liatsky, Vladimir Malagis, Mikhail Natarevich, Yuri Neprintsev, Dmitry Oboznenko, Ivan Savenko, Vladimir Seleznev, Alexander Semionov, Arseny Semionov, Joseph Serebriany, Nikolai Timkov, Yuri Tuliv, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • A monument to Vladimir Lenin was unveiled in Leningrad on the Moscow Square. Authors of the monument sculptor Mikhail Anikushin.
  • Exhibition named "1870-1970. Devoted to Lenin" was opened in Russian museum in Leningrad. The participants were Evgenia Antipova, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Irina Baldina, Nikolai Baskakov, Yuri Belov, Piotr Belousov, Veniamin Borisov, Sergei Frolov, Nikolai Galakhov, Vasily Golubev, Abram Grushko, Irina Dobrekova, Alexei Eriomin, Mikhail Kaneev, Yuri Khukhrov, Mikhail Kozell, Engels Kozlov, Marina Kozlovskaya, Tatiana Kopnina, Maya Kopitseva, Boris Korneev, Alexander Koroviakov, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Gevork Kotiantz, Vladimir Krantz, Yaroslav Krestovsky, Boris Lavrenko, Ivan Lavsky, Oleg Lomakin, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Evsey Moiseenko, Mikhail Natarevich, Samuil Nevelshtein, Yuri Neprintsev, Dmitry Oboznenko, Sergei Osipov, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Lev Orekhov, Nikolai Pozdneev, Alexander Pushnin, Ivan Savenko, Gleb Savinov, Vladimir Sakson, Alexander Samokhvalov, Arseny Semionov, Alexander Semionov, Elena Skuin, Yuri Shablikin, Boris Shamanov, Elena Skuin, Galina Smirnova, Alexander Stolbov, Victor Teterin, Nikolai Timkov, Leonid Tkachenko, Mikhail Trufanov, Yuri Tulin, Vitaly Tulenev, Igor Veselkin, Anatoli Vasiliev, Piotr Vasiliev, Valery Vatenin, Vecheslav Zagonek, and other important Leningrad artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • December 12 - Nathan Altman Russian: Альтман Натан Исаевич, soviet painter, graphic and theatre artist, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation born 1889.
  • January 10 - Meer Akselrod Russian: Аксельрод Меер Моисеевич, soviet graphic artist and painter born 1902.
  • July 1 - Genrikh Vasiliev Russian: Васильев Генрих Николаевич, soviet graphic and applied art artist born 1931.
  • December 23 - Boris Volkov Russian: Волков Борис Иванович, Soviet theatre artist, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner born 1900.