The Spring Exhibition of work by Leningrad artists of 1969 was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists. The participants were Vladimir Andreev, Evgenia Antipova, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Veniamin Borisov, Nikolai Galakhov, Irina Dobrekova, Vecheslav Zagonek, Victor Korovin, Boris Kotik, Mikhail Kozell, Sergei Lastochkin, Dmitry Maevsky, Boris Maluev, Alexander Naumov, Yaroskav Nikolaev, Victor Otiev, Lev Ovchinnikov, Yuri Pavlov, Ivan Savenko, Vladimir Sakson, Alexander Semionov, Yuri Shablikin, Boris Shamanov, Alexander Shmidt, Elena Skuin, German Tatarinov, Ivan Varichev, Valery Vatenin, Lazar Yazgur, and other important Leningrad artists.
Exhibition of works by Mikhail Platunov was opened in the Leningrad Union of Artists.
Exhibition «Ilya Repin and his pupils» was opened in the Museum of the Academy of Arts in Leningrad.
March 1 — Mikhail Kurilko (Russian: Курилко Михаил Иванович), Russian soviet theatre artist (born 1880).
March 6 — Nadya Rusheva (Russian: Надежда Николаевна Рушева), Russian soviet graphic artist (born 1952).
May 18 — Yacob Romas (Russian: Ромас Яков Дорофеевич), Russian soviet painter, People's Artist of the USSR (born 1902).
May 31 — Vasily Vatagin (Russian: Ватагин Василий Алексеевич), Russian soviet sculptor, People's Artist of the Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner (born 1883).
June 12 — Aleksandr Deyneka (Russian: Александр Александрович Дейнека), Russian soviet painter, People's Artist of the USSR, Stalin Prize winner (born 1899).
August 30 — Vladislav Anisovich (Russian: Анисович Владислав Леопольдович), Russian soviet painter and art educator (born 1908).
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1969 in fine arts of the Soviet Union Wikipedia
The year 1969 was marked by many events that left an imprint on the history of Soviet and Russian Fine Arts.