At the Crimean Conference

The artist is Nalbandan On February 4–11, 1945, a meeting of the heads of the three countries of the anti -Hitler coalition – Great Britain, the USSR and the USA was held in Crimea. It took place in the Livadian Palace of the city of Yalta and was called the Crimean (Yalta) conference. It took…

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Knocked down ace

The artist is Deineka The picture was an emotional response of the artist to win the Soviet troops, won in the winter of 1943 in the Battle of Stalingrad. The feeling of the inevitable collapse of Hitler Germany in the war with Russia owned all the Soviet people, and the artist conveyed this in an…

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The soldiers of the revolution

The artist is Kholuev The artist, reflecting on the plan of the picture, said: “Gradually, the memory of the past becomes as if a document. And I, as, probably, everyone wanted to penetrate the living tense life of the glorious era himself. To see people for whom the revolution was the same everyday work as…

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Sacred spring

The artist is Roerich A special place among Roerich’s theatrical works is the ballet to the music of Stravinsky “Spring Spring”, whose idea dates back to the beginning of 1910. In the “Chronicle of My Life”, Stravinsky says: “Once, … in my imagination completely unexpectedly, for I thought about then completely different, a picture of…

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Expanse

The artist is Deineka In the last year of the war, joyful colors appear in the harsh palette of Deineki. In the summer of 1944, he completed the panel he had begun even before the war "Expanse". The Great Patriotic War is not over yet. The country from the Baltic to the Black Sea shakes…

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Winter. San Francisco

The artist is Arnautov From 1925 to 1963, Arnautov lived in San Francisco. In the early 1930s he taught at the California Art School, since 1936 for 25 years-at the Faculty of Art and Architecture of Stanford University. In the 1930s he took part in the painting of the Bashni. The picture with the view…

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Portrait a. N. Benois

The artist is Ivanov Benois Alexander Nikolaevich (1870–1960) – painter, graphic artist, theater artist and critic, art historian, museum figure, one of the organizers and ideologists of the association „World of Art”. Artistic director „Russian seasons “(1908–1911), director at the Moscow Art Theater (1913–1915). Since 1926 he constantly lived in Paris. Benois is depicted against…

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Stalin at the bed of the patient m. Gorky

The artist is Efanov For the first time, Efanov turned to this topic in 1939, having performed the drawing of the same name. “The idea of ​​the picture,” wrote the artist in memoirs, “arose on my eve of the 60th anniversary of Comrade Stalin. In the newspaper, I read a large article by Comrade Poskrebyshev….

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