Russian Soviet painting.Issue I (Artists of Leningrad and Moscow) (1957)

Documentary №56347, 2 parts, duration: 0:20:40
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Razumnij A.
Screenwriters:Filimonova I.
Camera operators:Utochkin P.
Composers:Knipper L.


The release introduces the viewer to the history of Soviet art in the first half of the XX century. As part of the tour presents the most significant works of different directions, indicating the title, author, and a brief description of the plot.

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Creativity, dedicated to Lenin.

The paintings reveal the theme of revolution and civil war.

Subject peaceful post-revolutionary work.


Memories of Vladimir Lenin and the revolutionary events.

Soviet battle genre.

Formalistic art of the 1920s.

Realism, representing the life of the common people.

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Continuing the theme of realism.

Landscapes and still lifes.

Portrait painting of the 1930s.

Tells KF Juon.

The development of the theme of construction, transformation of Moscow and peaceful labor.

The paintings devoted to the Great Patriotic War.

Post-war views.

Genre painting.

Historical paintings.

Return to revolutionary themes.


KF Juon - Soviet painter, master of landscape, theater artist, art theorist, academician of the USSR Academy of Arts, People's Artist of the USSR.

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