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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:

  • Leporskaya Anna born on 01 February 1900 at Chernigov
  • Sadkov Victor born on 02 February 1903 at Moscow
  • Kuznetzov Vladimir A. born on 03 February 1877 at Mshinskaya village, St.Petersburg Governorate
  • Fomin Ivan born on 03 February 1872 at Oryol
  • Dormidontov Nikolai born on 04 February 1898 at St.Petersburg
  • Sorin Savely born on 04 February 1878 at Polotzk, Vitebsk Governorate
  • Glusskin Alexandr born on 05 February 1899 at Odessa
  • Le Dantiu Mikhail born on 08 February 1891 at Chikhovo village, Tver Governorate
  • Dobrov Matvey born on 08 February 1877 at Moscow
  • Bychkov Vyacheslav born on 09 February 1877 at Yaroslavl'
  • Agafonov Evgeni born on 10 February 1879 at Kharkov, Ukraine
  • Kravchenko Alexei born on 11 February 1889 at Pokrovskaya Sloboda, Saratov Governorate
  • Bialynitzky-Birulya Vitold born on 12 February 1872 at Krynki village, Mogilev Governorate
  • Ryazhsky Georgy born on 12 February 1895 at Ignatyevo village, by Moscow
  • Trubetzkoi Pavel born on 15 February 1866 at Intra, Italy
  • Blazhevich Silvester born on 15 February 1898 at Mon'kovo village, Vitebsk Governorate
  • Khristenko Nikolai born on 15 February 1897 at Bykovo-farms, Astrakhan' Governorate
  • Miliotti Vasily born on 17 February 1875 at Moscow
  • Maximov Nikolai born on 20 February 1892 at
  • Gaponenko Taras born on 20 February 1906 at Staraya Zavoron' Village, Smolensk Governorate
  • Tzionglinsky Jan born on 20 February 1858 at Warsaw, Poland
  • Tzaplin Dmitry born on 20 February 1890 at Maly Melik Village, Saratov Governorate
  • Knabe Ivan born on 20 February 1879 at Moscow
  • Konchalovsky Piotr born on 21 February 1876 at Slaviansk, (Kharkov province)
  • Kapterev Valery born on 23 February 1900 at Moscow
  • Khodasevich Valentiva born on 23 February 1894 at Moscow
  • Malevich Kazimir born on 23 February 1879 at Kiev
  • Denisovsky Nikolai born on 25 February 1901 at Moscow
  • Ryangina Seraphima born on 25 February 1891 at St.Petersburg
  • Ukhanova Anastasia born on 27 February 1885 at St.Petersburg
  • Vladimirsky Boris born on 27 February 1878 at Kiev
  • Saryan Martiros born on 28 February 1880 at Nor Nakhijevan on Don, Russian Empire
  • Khidekel Lazar born on 29 February 1904 at Vitebsk

The following artists have died:

  • Bobrov Sergei died on 01 February 1971 at Moscow
  • Zamirailo Victor died on 02 February 1939 at Peterhoff (Leningrad)
  • Karev Alexei died on 02 February 1942 at Leningrad, of hunger during the blockade
  • Konchalovsky Piotr died on 02 February 1956 at Moscow
  • Anderson Voldemar died on 03 February 1938 at executed by shooting squad at The Butovo firing range, in the Yuzhnoye Butovo District of Moscow
  • Vinogradov Sergei died on 05 February 1938 at Riga, Latvian SSR
  • Veriovkina Marianna died on 06 February 1938 at Ascona, Switzerland
  • Grigoriev Boris died on 07 February 1939 at France
  • Bilibin Ivan died on 07 February 1942 at Leningrad
  • Kardovsky Dmitry died on 09 February 1943 at Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl District
  • Feofilactov Nikolai died on 09 February 1941 at
  • Benois Alexandre died on 09 February 1960 at Paris
  • Tyrsa Nikolai died on 10 February 1942 at Vologda
  • Trubetzkoi Pavel died on 12 February 1938 at Italy
  • Radimov Pavel died on 12 February 1967 at Moscow
  • Vladimirsky Boris died on 12 February 1950 at Moscow
  • Petrov-Vodkin Kuzma died on 15 February 1939 at Leningrad
  • Bogayevsky Konstantin died on 17 February 1943 at Feodosia
  • Alajalov Manuil died on 19 February 1934 at Moscow
  • Tamanian Alexandr died on 20 February 1936 at Yerevan, Armenian SSR
  • Kuznetzov Pavel died on 21 February 1968 at Moscow
  • Kustodiev Boris died on 21 February 1927 at Leningrad
  • Kobro Katarzhina died on 21 February 1952 at Lodz, Poland
  • Chekhonin Sergei died on 23 February 1936 at Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Dydyshko Konstantin died on 23 February 1932 at Copenhagen
  • Moravov Alexandr died on 23 February 1951 at Moscow
  • Simonovich-Yefimova Nina died on 24 February 1948 at Moscow
  • Ioganson Boris died on 25 February 1973 at Moscow
  • Bruni Lev died on 26 February 1948 at Moscow
  • Drevin Alexander died on 26 February 1938 at executed by shooting squad at The Butovo firing range, in the Yuzhnoye Butovo District of Moscow

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