Artists (Modern)

For the purposes of this site, we have defined “modern” artists as those that spent most of their careers after 1953. We have chosen this date as, first, a generational marker. Many late-tsarist artists continued working after the revolution, while many late-Soviet artists are still working today. Those still working today are likely to have been born after 1953, when political and social restrictions were relaxed after the death of Stalin. The anti-communist movement in the US, which occurred around the same time, also means that artists born after this date are much less likely to be known in the US. In preparing material for this section, however, we have tried to concentrate mostly on living artists.

Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow

The Museum of Russian Impressionism curators have a mission – in addition to presenting visitors with beautiful and awe-inspiring works, the owners and staff conduct research, education, and events to bring awareness to Russian impressionism as a distinct phenomenon. Their goal is to someday achieve global recognition for the Russian impressionist period and celebrate its […]

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