ⓘ 1926 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1926 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • Association of artists Circle of Artists is founded in Leningrad. Alexander Samokhvalov, Vacheslav Pakulin, Alexei Pakhomov, Vladimir Malagis, Alexander Rusakov, Alexander Vedernikov and others belong to the circle.
  • March 21 - Traditional exhibition of works by artists of the "Society of Arkhip Kuindzhi" was opened in Leningrad in the Academy of Arts. Exhibited 592 works of painting and sculpture of 65 authors. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Efim Cheptsov, Alfred Eberling, Mikhail Platunov, Alexander Vakhrameev, Arcady Rylov, and other important Russian realist artists.
  • May 3 - The VII Exhibition of AKhRR named "Life of the Peoples of the USSR" was opened in Moscow. Exhibited 1832 works of 294 authors. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Abram Arkhipov, Isaak Brodsky, Aleksandr Gerasimov, Mitrofan Grekov, Nikolai Dormidontov, Efim Cheptsov, Alfred Eberling, Boris Ioganson, Alexander Lubimov, Arcady Rylov, Alexander Vakhrameev, and other important Russian artists.
  • November 7 - A first monument to Vladimir Lenin was unveiled in Leningrad in front of Finland Station. Author of the monument sculptor S. Evseev and architects V. Shchuko and V. Gelfreykh.
                                     

1. Births

  • March 24 - Engels Kozlov Russian: Козлов Энгельс Васильевич, Russian soviet painter, Peoples Artist of the RSFSR d.2007.
  • January 31 - Lev Russov Russian: Русов Лев Александрович, Russian soviet painter, sculptor, and graphic artist d. 1987.
                                     

2. Deaths

  • October 22 - Ivan Velts Russian: Вельц Иван Августович, Russian painter b.1866.
  • March 16 - Alexander Vakhrameev Russian: Вахрамеев Александр Иванович, Russian painter and art educator b. 1874.
  • June 23 - Viktor Vasnetsov Russian: Виктор Михайлович Васнецов, Russian painter b.1848.
  • July 7 - Fyodor Schechtel, Russian: Шехтель Фёдор Осипович, Russian architect, graphic artist, and stage designer b. 1859.