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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:

  • Moor Dmitry born on 03 November 1883 at Novocherkassk
  • Beringov Mitrofan born on 04 November 1889 at Poim village, Penza Governorate
  • Kalachev Evgeni born on 05 November 1888 at
  • Petrov-Vodkin Kuzma born on 05 November 1878 at Khvalynsk, Saratov Governorate
  • Stepanova Varvara born on 05 November 1894 at Kaunas (Kovno, Lithuania)
  • Savitzsky Georgy born on 06 November 1887 at St.Petersburg
  • Vaulina Olga born on 06 November 1902 at Moscow
  • Lebedev Dmitry born on 07 November 1905 at Rzhev
  • Ermolayeva Vera born on 08 November 1893 at village Kliuchi, by Petrovsk, Saratov district
  • Bobrov Sergei born on 09 November 1889 at Moscow
  • Lisitzky Lazar born on 10 November 1890 at Pochinok village, Smolensk Governorate
  • Zamirailo Victor born on 12 November 1868 at Cherkassy, Kiev Governorate
  • Luksh-Makovskaya Elena born on 13 November 1878 at St.Petersburg
  • Shevchenko Akim born on 15 November 1902 at Korma Village, Gomel Governorate
  • Kuznetzov Pavel born on 17 November 1878 at Saratov
  • Bobrovsky Grigori born on 17 November 1873 at Vitebsk
  • Khrakovsky Vladimir born on 17 November 1893 at Glazov, Vyatka Governorate
  • Arapov Anatoly born on 21 November 1876 at St.Petersburg
  • Strzeminski Wladislaw born on 21 November 1893 at Minsk
  • Ab Pavel born on 22 November 1902 at Oryol
  • Takke Boris born on 25 November 1889 at Moscow
  • Goriushkin-Sorokopudov Ivan born on 27 November 1873 at Nashi Village, Tambov Governorate
  • Polenova Elena born on 27 November 2012 at St.Petersburg
  • Zholtovsky Ivan born on 28 November 1867 at Pinsk
  • Somov Konstantin born on 30 November 1869 at St.Petersburg

The following artists have died:

  • Bogorodsky Fedor died on 03 November 1959 at Moscow
  • Braz Osip died on 06 November 1936 at Paris
  • Mitrokhin Dmitry died on 07 November 1973 at Moscow
  • Rosanova Olga died on 07 November 1918 at Moscow
  • Borisov-Musatov Victor died on 08 November 1905 at Tarussa, Kaluga Governorate
  • Belkin Veniamin died on 08 November 1951 at Leningrad
  • Kamensky Vasily died on 11 November 1961 at Moscow
  • Kalachev Evgeni died on 16 November 1966 at
  • Adamovitch Mikhail died on 16 November 1947 at Moscow
  • Pestel Vera died on 18 November 1952 at Moscow
  • Polenova Elena died on 19 November 1898 at Moscow
  • Dobuzhinsky Mstislav died on 20 November 1957 at New York
  • Lebedev Vladimir died on 21 November 1967 at Leningrad
  • Romanovich Sergei died on 21 November 1968 at Moscow
  • Khidekel Lazar died on 22 November 1986 at Leningrad
  • Sorin Savely died on 22 November 1953 at New York
  • Luksh-Makovskaya Elena died on 25 November 1967 at Hamburg
  • Tzaplin Dmitry died on 25 November 1967 at Maly Melik Village, Saratov Governorate
  • Drozdov Ivan died on 26 November 1939 at Leningrad
  • Meshkov Vasily died on 26 November 1946 at Moscow
  • Grekov (Martyshchenko) Mitrofan died on 27 November 1934 at Sevastopol
  • Gaifedjan (Kaifedjan) Vagram died on 30 November 1960 at Yerevan

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