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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:

  • Matorin Mikhail born on 01 October 1905 at Moscow
  • Devinov-Niurenberg David born on 01 October 1896 at Elisavetgrad, Kherson Governorate
  • Anisfeld Boris born on 02 October 1879 at Waterford , New London county, Connecticut, USA
  • Shemiakin Mikhail born on 02 October 1875 at Moscow
  • Pakhomov Alexei born on 02 October 1900 at Varlamovo village (Vologda Governorate)
  • Chekhonin Sergei born on 03 October 1878 at Lykoshino (Tver Governorate)
  • Maliutin Sergei born on 04 October 1859 at Moscow
  • Stenberg Georgi born on 07 October 1900 at Moscow
  • Shchusev Alexei born on 08 October 1873 at Kishinev, Bessarabia Governorate
  • Utkin Piotr born on 09 October 1877 at Tambov
  • Roerikh Nikolai born on 09 October 1874 at St.Petersburg
  • Bulychev Alexandr born on 09 October 1894 at Dorogobuzh, Smolensk Governorate
  • Maliavin Philip born on 10 October 1869 at village Kazanka
  • Verkhovskaya Lidia born on 11 October 1882 at Smolensk
  • Turzhansky Leonard born on 12 October 1875 at Ekaterinburg, Perm' Governorate
  • Kandaurov Konstantin born on 13 October 1865 at
  • Lebedev-Shuisky Anatoly born on 16 October 1896 at Shuya, Vladimir Governorate
  • Bulakovsky Sergei born on 17 October 1880 at Odessa
  • Perepletchikov Vasily born on 18 October 1863 at Moscow
  • Rabinovich Lubov born on 21 October 1907 at Libava (currently Liepaya, Latvia)
  • Belotzvetov Vsevolod born on 22 October 1894 at Minusinsk, Krasnoyarsk District
  • Feigin Moisei born on 23 October 1904 at Warsaw, Poland
  • Suetin Nikolai born on 24 October 1897 at Miatlevskaya station village, Kaluga Governorate
  • Yuon Konstantin born on 24 October 1875 at Moscow
  • Valter (Maslakovetz) Irina born on 26 October 1903 at
  • Merkurov Sergei born on 26 October 1881 at Alexandropol (currently Gyumri, Armenia)
  • Falk Robert born on 27 October 1886 at Moscow
  • Gurovich Emma born on 28 October 1899 at Kiev
  • Ryabushkin Andrei born on 29 October 1861 at Stanichnaya Sloboda village, Tambov Governorate
  • Kayev Yakov born on 30 October 1890 at Borovichi
  • Melnikova Elena born on 30 October 1902 at
  • Bibikov Victor born on 31 October 1903 at Dushenovo village, Moscow District

The following artists have died:

  • Falk Robert died on 01 October 1958 at Moscow
  • Zhegin (Shekhtel) Lev died on 01 October 1969 at Moscow
  • Gaponenko Taras died on 11 October 1993 at Moscow
  • Matiushin Mikhail died on 14 October 1934 at Leningrad
  • Yaremich Stepan died on 14 October 1939 at Leningrad
  • Stenberg Georgi died on 15 October 1933 at Moscow
  • Goncharova Natalya died on 17 October 1962 at Paris
  • Utkin Piotr died on 17 October 1934 at Leningrad
  • Nesterov Mikhail died on 18 October 1942 at Moscow
  • Kuznetzov Vladimir A. died on 19 October 1960 at Verkhnyaya Salda, Sverdlovsk Region
  • Ryazhsky Georgy died on 20 October 1952 at Moscow
  • Sliusarev Ivan died on 20 October 1962 at Sverdlovsk
  • Matveyev Alexander died on 20 October 1960 at Moscow
  • Schekatikhina-Pototzkaya Alexand died on 22 October 1967 at Leningrad
  • Dormidontov Nikolai died on 24 October 1962 at Leningrad
  • Moor Dmitry died on 24 October 1946 at Moscow
  • Kelin Piotr died on 28 October 1946 at
  • Rushitz Ferdinand died on 30 October 1936 at Bogdanovo, Volozhinsky district
  • Survage Leopold died on 31 October 1968 at Paris

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