ⓘ 1978 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1978 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • Exhibition of works by Elena Skuin was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • Exhibition of works by Nikolai Ovchinnikov was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • Autumn Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists of 1978 was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Piotr Alberti, Taisia Afonina, Irina Baldina, Nikolai Baskakov, Evgenia Baykova, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Piotr Belousov, Veniamin Borisov, Zlata Bizova, Dmitry Buchkin, Lev Chegorovsky, Evgeny Chuprun, Sergei Frolov, Nikolai Galakhov, Vladimir Gorb, Irina Dobrekova, German Egoshin, Alexei Eriomin, Mikhail Kaneev, Yuri Khukhrov, Maya Kopitseva, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Gevork Kotiantz, Mikhail Kozell, Marina Kozlovskaya, Vladimir Krantz, Anatoli Levitin, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Boris Maluev, Eugene Maltsev, Yuri Mezhirov, Nikolai Mukho, Vera Nazina, Alexander Naumov, Dmitry Oboznenko, Victor Otiev, Yuri Pavlov, Varlen Pen, Evgeny Pozdniakov, Valentina Rakhina, Semion Rotnitsky, Alexander Semionov, Yuri Shablikin, Boris Shamanov, Alexander Stolbov, Alexander Tatarenko, German Tatarinov, Nikolai Timkov, Leonid Tkachenko, Yuri Tulin, Vitaly Tulenev, Boris Ugarov, Ivan Varichev, Anatoli Vasiliev, German Yegoshin, Ruben Zakharian, Elena Zhukova, and other Leningrad artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • March 3 - Vasily Yefanov Russian: Ефанов Василий Прокофьевич, Russian soviet painter, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner born 1900.
  • Jule 13 - Andrei Khaustov, Russian: Хаустов Андрей Иванович, Russian soviet sculptor born 1930.
  • June 10 - Nikolai Pozdneev Russian: Позднеев Николай Матвеевич, Russian soviet painter born 1930.
  • June 22 - Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian: Овчинников Владимир Иванович, Russian soviet painter born 1911.
  • Jule 18 - Evgeny Kybrik Russian: Кибрик Евгений Адольфович, Russian soviet graphic artist, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner born 1906.