ⓘ 1940 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

                                     

ⓘ 1940 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • February 18 - The Fifth Exhibition of works of Leningrad artists was opened in the halls of the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • In Leningrad was opened the Memorial Apartment of the artist Isaak Brodsky, in which he lived for the past 15 years. It exhibited a collection of paintings and drawings by Russian artists, donated to the Soviet State the artists family after his death.
  • March 30 - The Sixth Exhibition of works of Leningrad artists was opened in the halls of the Leningrad Union of Artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • December 23 - Filipp Malyavin Russian: Малявин Филипп Андреевич, Russian Soviet painter b. 1869.
  • June 5 - Vasily Kozlov Russian: Козлов Василий Васильевич, Russian Soviet sculptor b. 1887.
  • May 31 - Aleksei Kravchenko Russian: Кравченко Алексей Ильич, Russian Soviet graphic artist b. 1889.