ⓘ 1939 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1939 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • March 12 - All-Union Art Exhibition dedicated to 20th Anniversary of Komsomol was opened in Tretyakov gallery in Moscow. Exhibited 903 works of 478 artists. The participants were Piotr Belousov, Aleksandr Deyneka, Piotr Vasiliev, Nina Veselova, Alexei Eremin, Vecheslav Zagonek, Alexander Lubimov, Yuri Neprintsev, Martiros Saryan, and other important Soviet artists.
  • March 18 - All-Union Art Exhibition named "Industry of Socialism" was opened in Moscow. Exhibited 1015 works of 459 artists. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Samuil Adlivankin, Sergey Gerasimov, Aleksandr Gerasimov, Igor Grabar, Boris Ioganson, Aleksandr Laktionov, Alexander Lubimov, Mikhail Platunov, Arcady Rylov, Arcady Plastov, Piotr Pokarzhevsky, Fyodor Reshetnikov, Vladimir Serov, David Shterenberg, and other important Soviet artists.
  • January 30 - The Sixth Exhibition of the Moscow Union of Artists was opened in the Central Exhibition Hall. Exhibited 780 works of 299 artists. The participants were Vasily Baksheev, Sergey Gerasimov, Mikhail Kuprijanov, Mikhail Matorin, Dmitriy Nalbandyan, Piotr Petrovichev, Arcady Plastov, Piotr Pokarzhevsky, Fyodor Reshetnikov, David Shterenberg, Leonard Turzhansky, and other important Soviet artists.
                                     

1. Births

  • September 14 - Nina Suzdaleva Russian: Суздалева Нина Владимировна, Russian Soviet painter d. 1988; see 1988 in fine arts of the Soviet Union.
  • February 5 - Irina Getmanskaya Russian: Гетманская Ирина Ивановна, Soviet Russian painter.
                                     

2. Deaths

  • January 19 - Vladimir Shchuko Russian: Щуко Владимир Алексеевич, Russian architect b. 1878.
  • September 11 - Konstantin Korovin, Russian: Коровин Константин Алексеевич, Russian painter and theater artist b. 1861.
  • February 15 - Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin Russian: Петров-Водкин Кузьма Сергеевич, Russian painter and art educator b. 1878.
  • August 14 - Isaak Brodsky Russian: Бродский Исаак Израилевич, Russian painter and art educator b. 1883.
  • May 6 - Konstantin Somov Russian: Сомов Константин Андреевич, Russian painter and graphic artist b. 1869.
  • June 22 - Arcady Rylov Russian: Рылов Аркадий Александрович, Russian painter and art educator b. 1870.
  • February 7 - Boris Grigoriev Russian: Григорьев Борис Дмитриевич, Russian painter and graphic artist b. 1886.