The Spring Auction of Soviet Paintings in Moscow

A. Levitin. Shadows in March. 1981. Oil on canvas. 50,0 x 50,0 cm. Estimate $5,500

The late March and early April will be especially eventful this year. The Central House of Artists will host a unique exhibition of works by a renowned Russian artist Nikita Fedosov through March 28–April 4. A pre-sale display of works by Soviet artists, organized by the Russian Art Gallery will take place in the House a bit later, from April 4 to April 10.

The Spring auction of collectible Soviet Paintings will be held on April 15. Following the tradition, the sales will be conducted in the «Sovetsky» hotel.

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Triumph of Russian Avant-garde in Spain

V. Kandinsky. Improvisation  No4. 1909. Oil on canvas. 108,0 И 158,5 cm. The State Nizhni Novgorod Museum of Arts

An important exhibition «Russian Avant-garde» was opened at the famous Madrid Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza on February 14. The exposition occupies four museum’s showrooms. It comprises paintings and sculptures dating 1907–1935 by renowned Russian Avant-garde artists. The featured masters include Vasiliy Kandinski, Kasimir Malevich, Niko Pirosmani, Natalia Goncharova, Mark Chagall and many others.

A news agency «Russian Antique» has already reported about some interesting details of the event. For instance, the exhibited collection of works includes a landmark painting «Mower» by Kasimir Malevich loaned by the State Nizhni Novgorod Museum of Arts.

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