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Autumn exhibition (Leningrad, 1958)

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Year  1958
Autumn exhibition (Leningrad, 1958)
Location  Leningrad Union of Artists Exhibition Halls, Leningrad

Autumn Fine Art Exhibition of Leningrad's artists (Leningrad, 1958) (Russian: "Осенняя выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1958 года") become the one of the largest Soviet Art Exhibition of 1958 and for time of early Khrushchev "Thaw" at whole. The Exhibition took place in Leningrad Union of Soviet Artists Exhibition Halls on Bolshaya Morskaya st. 38.

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History and organization

The Autumn Fine Art Exhibition of 1958 worked from October up to November, 1958. Organization and preparation of the Autumn Exhibition engaged specially formed Exhibition Committee which consisted of the most authoritative art-experts. It was published a Сatalog of the exhibition. In total, the Exhibition displayed almost 1,600 works of art of painters, sculptors, graphics, artists of theater and cinema, masters of arts and crafts. The Autumn Exhibition of 1958 was attended by 510 artists of the Leningrad.

Contributing artists

In the largest Department of Painting were exhibited art works of 232 authors. There were Taisia Afonina, Irina Baldina, Leonid Baykov, Evgenia Baykova, Vsevolod Bazhenov, Piotr Belousov, Yuri Belov, Zlata Bizova, Nikolai Brandt, Sergei Frolov, Nikolai Galakhov, Elena Gorokhova, Abram Grushko, Alexei Eriomin, Mikhail Kaneev, Maria Kleschar-Samokhvalova, Marina Kozlovskaya, Tatiana Kopnina, Boris Korneev, Alexander Koroviakov, Elena Kostenko, Nikolai Kostrov, Anna Kostrova, Gevork Kotiantz, Yaroslav Krestovsky, Valeria Larina, Boris Lavrenko, Ivan Lavsky, Piotr Litvinsky, Oleg Lomakin, Dmitry Maevsky, Gavriil Malish, Alexei Mozhaev, Evsey Moiseenko, Nikolai Mukho, Anatoli Nenartovich, Yuri Neprintsev, Dmitry Oboznenko, Sergei Osipov, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Genrikh Pavlovsky, Varlen Pen, Nikolai Pozdneev, Stepan Privedentsev, Alexander Pushnin, Maria Rudnitskaya, Galina Rumiantseva, Lev Russov, Ivan Savenko, Gleb Savinov, Alexander Samokhvalov, Arseny Semionov, Alexander Semionov, Yuri Shablikin, Boris Shamanov, Alexander Shmidt, Nadezhda Shteinmiller, Elena Skuin, Alexander Sokolov, Nikolai Timkov, Yuri Tulin, Ivan Varichev, Anatoli Vasiliev, Piotr Vasiliev, Igor Veselkin, Vecheslav Zagonek, and others most prominent painters of the Leningrad School.

In the Department of Sculptures were exhibited art works of 57 sculptors. Department of graphics presented a creation of 104 artists.

Contributed artworks

For the Exhibition were selected art works created in 1958, also some earlier works. All they were exhibited in the first time. Some of them were subsequently found in the collections of Soviet Art museums, as well as domestic and foreign galleries and collectors.

Portrait was presented of "Portrait of the composer Reinhold Gliere" by Mikhail Anikushin, "Portrait of a young doctor" by Elena Kostenko, "A Boy" by Evsey Moiseenko, "Natasha" by Lev Russov, and some others.

Genre painting was presented of "Night grazing horses" by Nikolai Brandt, "Girlfriends" by Elena Gorokhova, "Laying of heating plants" by Anatoli Nenartovich, and some others.

Landscape and Cityscape were presented of "Near Rezan" by Taisia Afonina, "Autumn on the Volga River" and "Northern village" by Nikolai Galakhov, "Drops" by Vecheslav Zagonek, and some others.

Still life paintings were presented of "A Rowan" by Evgenia Baykova, "Still life" by Tatiana Kopnina, "Peonies" by Elena Skuin, and some others.

Acknowledgment

Autumn Fine Art Exhibition of the Leningrad artists of 1956 was widely covered in press and in literature on Soviet fine art.

References

Autumn exhibition (Leningrad, 1958) Wikipedia


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