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ⓘ 1966 in fine arts of the Soviet Union




                                     

ⓘ 1966 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • Guaranteed wage for artists for the first time introduced in Leningrad. Its size was 150-200 rubles a month, roughly in line with the average wage in the industry. This innovation was seized about 500 visual artists of all disciplines.
  • Autumn Exhibition of leningrad artists of 1966 year opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • Exhibition of young leningrad artists opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • March 7 - Samuil Adlivankin Russian: Адливанкин Самуил Яковлевич, Russian soviet graphic artists born 1897.
  • December 20 - Matvey Manizer Russian: Манизер Матвей Генрихович, soviet sculptor, Peoples Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner born 1891.
  • August 16 - Gavriil Gorelov Russian: Горелов Гавриил Никитич, Russian soviet painter Горелов Гавриил Никитич Никитьевич, русский советский живописец, Honored art worker of Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner born 1880.
  • March 29 - Vladimir Ingal Russian: Ингал Владимир Иосифович, soviet sculptor, Honored art worker of Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner born 1901.