| S. Evseev, V. Shchuko
In front of Finland Station,
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.
January 31 — Lev Russov (Russian: Русов Лев Александрович), Russian soviet painter, sculptor, and graphic artist (d. 1987).
March 24 — Engels Kozlov (Russian: Козлов Энгельс Васильевич), Russian soviet painter, People's Artist of the RSFSR (d.2007).
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).
October 22 — Ivan Velts (Russian: Вельц Иван Августович), Russian painter (b.1866).
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1926 in fine arts of the Soviet Union Wikipedia
The year 1926 was marked by many events that left an imprint on the history of Soviet and Russian fine arts.