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ⓘ 1968 in fine arts of the Soviet Union




1968 in fine arts of the Soviet Union
                                     

ⓘ 1968 in fine arts of the Soviet Union

  • Exhibition of works by Alexander Samokhvalov was opened in the Leningrad House of writers.
  • The Third convention of artists of the USSR passed in Moscow.
  • By the President of the Academy of Arts of the USSR was elected sculptor Nikolai Tomsky. Headed Academy of arts of the USSR up to 1983 year.
  • All-Union Fine Art Exhibition named "On the guard of Motherland" was opened in the Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow. The participants were Mikhail Avilov, Isaak Brodsky, Vasily Golubev, Mitrofan Grekov, Aleksandr Deyneka, Alexei Eremin, Vecheslav Zagonek, Boris Korneev, Yaroslav Krestovsky, Oleg Lomakin, Evgeny Maltsev, Evsey Moiseenko, Mikhail Natarevich, Dmitry Oboznenko, Ivan Savenko, Victor Teterin, Mikhail Trufanov, Vitaly Tulenev, Boris Ugarov, and other important soviet artists.
  • Solo Exhibition of works by Samuil Nevelshtein was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
  • The Second convention of artists of the Russian Federation passed in Moscow.
  • The Autumn Exhibition of work by Leningrad artists was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Piotr Alberti, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Sergei Frolov, Nikolai Galakhov, Tatiana Gorb, Vladimir Gorb, Mikhail Kaneev, Mikhail Kozell, Engels Kozlov, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Gevork Kotiantz, Vladimir Krantz, Ivan Lavsky, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Nikolai Mukho, Mikhail Natarevich, Sergei Osipov, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Lev Orekhov, Victor Otiev, Maria Rudnitskaya, Ivan Savenko, Vladimir Sakson, Alexander Semionov, Arseny Semionov, Boris Shamanov, Alexander Shmidt, Elena Skuin, Alexander Stolbov, German Tatarinov, Mikhail Trufanov, Yuri Tulin, Ivan Varichev, Anatoli Vasiliev, Rostislav Vovkushevsky, Lazar Yazgur, Vecheslav Zagonek, Sergei Zakharov, Ruben Zakharian, and other important Leningrad artists.
  • Solo Exhibition of works by Ivan Stepashkin was opened in the Museum of the Vera Mukhina Institute in Leningrad.
                                     

1. Deaths

  • 26 ноября - Victor Ivanov Russian: Иванов Виктор Семёнович, Russian soviet graphic artist, Honored Arts Worker of the RSFSR, Stalin Prize winner b. 1909.
  • September 6 - Nikolay Akimov Russian: Акимов Николай Павлович, Russian soviet painter and theatre artist, Peoples Artist of the USSR b. 1901.
  • January 19 - Vladimir Serov Russian: Серов Владимир Александрович, Russian soviet painter, art educator, and graphic artists, Peoples Artist of the USSR born 1910.
  • October 12 - Nikolai Rutkovsky Russian: Рутковский Николай Христофорович, Russian soviet painter and theatre artist b. 1892.
  • February 21 - Pavel Kuznetsov Russian: Кузнецов Павел Варфоломеевич, Russian soviet painter, Honored Arts Worker of the RSFSR b. 1878.