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Welcome to the Renewed Russian Avant-garde Gallery.

This site is being developed in loving memory of Tatiana Kofyan, its creator. 

COMING SOON! Martiros Saryan, a delightful artist in the Blue Rose Movement. 

New!  A full remake of Kazimir Malevich's page! 4 times as many works! Rewritten biography with photos! 

Our new improved and fully reprogrammed website was launched in February. Since then 5 new artists were published and over 1000 new works were added! 

Work is  constantly being done to improve the website and provide more information, better and faster for you and to you. There are further improvements in work, and more planned, and I shall be glad to receive your feedback - of any kind.

Enjoy browsing and discovering the treasures of the Russian Avant-garde art presented here.

Vera Kofyan

New to Russian Avant-garde? Start here.

Welcome to the Russian Avant-garde Gallery. If you are on this page, I assume you know little or nothing at all about this wonderful chapter of the history of Russian Art, and I would like to help and show you this confusing world in as simple a way as I can.

What is th


Tatiana Kofyan's Introduction

I am hereby starting a Russian Avant-garde gallery. This form of art has come to the knowledge of Western and American public in the recent twenty years, while in Russia it has only been "permitted" in the last decade of the XXth century, before w


This month in Russian Avant-garde...

The following artists were born:

  • Zefirov Konstantin born on 01 June 1879 at Shestakovka village, Samarra Governorate
  • Larionov Mikhail born on 03 June 1881 at Tiraspol (Kherson Governorate)
  • Grekov (Martyshchenko) Mitrofan born on 03 June 1882 at Sharpaevka Farm, Rostov Governorate
  • Ivanov Sergei born on 04 June 1864 at Ruza, Moscow Governorate
  • Berngard (Bernhardt) Oleg born on 07 June 1909 at Munich
  • Alajalov Manuil born on 08 June 1862 at Nakhichevan'-na-Donu, Russia
  • Grigoriev Vasily born on 13 June 1895 at Batumi
  • Chashnik Ilya born on 13 June 1902 at Ļucin, Latvia
  • Kron Christian Cornelius born on 13 June 1882 at Bergen
  • Turbasov Vladimir born on 14 June 1895 at Pskov
  • Goncharova Natalya born on 16 June 1881 at Ladyshkino (Tula district)
  • Drittenpreis Vladimir born on 16 June 1878 at Moscow
  • Sliusarev Ivan born on 17 June 1886 at Chernoskutovo Village, Perm' Governorate
  • Magaril Evgenia born on 20 June 1902 at Vitebsk
  • Rosanova Olga born on 21 June 1886 at Melenki, Vladimir Governorate
  • Yakovlev Alexander born on 25 June 1887 at St.Petersburg
  • Katzman Evgeni born on 26 June 1890 at Kharkov, Ukraine
  • Kotov Piotr born on 26 June 1889 at Vladimirovka Village, Astrakhan' Governorate
  • Motovilov Georgi born on 28 June 1894 at Moscow
  • Bromirsky Piotr born on 29 June 1886 at Ustiluga, Volyn' Governorate

The following artists have died:

  • Chekrygin Vasily died on 03 June 1922 at Mamontovka station, Moscow District
  • Bychkov Vyacheslav died on 04 June 1954 at Moscow
  • Pirosmani Niko died on 05 June 1918 at Tiflis (now Tbilisi)
  • Tarkhov Nikolai died on 05 June 1930 at Orsay, France
  • Bulakovsky Sergei died on 06 June 1937 at Kratovo, Moscow District
  • Devinov-Niurenberg David died on 07 June 1964 at Moscow
  • Merkurov Sergei died on 08 June 1952 at Moscow
  • Ender Boris died on 12 June 1960 at Moscow
  • Fomin Ivan died on 12 June 1936 at Moscow
  • Deineka Alexandr died on 12 June 1969 at Kursk
  • Agafonov Evgeni died on 12 June 1955 at Ansonia, CT
  • Motovilov Georgi died on 14 June 1963 at Moscow
  • Sapunov Nikolai died on 14 June 1912 at Terioki, Finland (now St.Petersburg district)
  • Ryangina Seraphima died on 16 June 1955 at Moscow
  • Korolev Boris died on 16 June 1963 at Moscow
  • Bialynitzky-Birulya Vitold died on 18 June 1957 at Chaika' Dacha, Tver' District
  • Bekhteyev Vladimir died on 21 June 1971 at Moscow
  • Rylov Arkadi died on 22 June 1939 at Leningrad
  • Osmiorkin Alexandr died on 25 June 1953 at Moscow
  • Yakovlev Vasili died on 29 June 1953 at Moscow
  • Rozhdestvensky Konstantin died on 30 June 1997 at Moscow

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