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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:

  • Volkov Ilya born on 01 August 1875 at Kadom, Penza Governorate
  • Kozochkin Nikolai born on 02 August 1899 at Moscow
  • Yaremich Stepan born on 03 August 1869 at Kiev Governorate
  • Vasnetzov Appolinary born on 06 August 1856 at Ryabovo village, Kirov District
  • Baryshnikov Alexader born on 08 August 1877 at
  • Dobuzhinsky Mstislav born on 14 August 1875 at Novgorod
  • Syromyatnikov Vasily born on 14 August 1885 at Zildyarovo Village, Ufa Governorate
  • Vasnetzov Victor born on 15 August 1848 at village Lopyal (Viatka province)
  • Chervonenko Alexander born on 15 August 1912 at Petropavlovka village, Astrakhan' District
  • Bilibin Ivan born on 16 August 1876 at Tarkhovka, by St.Petersburg
  • Fateyev Piotr born on 19 August 1891 at Moscow
  • Matveyev Alexander born on 25 August 1878 at Saratov
  • Arkhipov Abram born on 27 August 1862 at Yegorovo, Riazan' Governorate
  • Veriovkina Marianna born on 28 August 1860 at Tula
  • Levitan Isaac born on 30 August 1860 at Kibartai, Suwałki Governorate (currently Lituania)
  • Gaush Alexander born on 30 August 1873 at St.Petersburg

The following artists have died:

  • Sokolov-Skalia Pavel died on 03 August 1961 at Moscow
  • Ivanov Sergei died on 03 August 1910 at Svistikha village, Moscow Governorate
  • Filosofov Dmitry died on 04 August 1940 at Otwock, Poland
  • Levitan Isaac died on 04 August 1900 at Moscow
  • Dosekin Nikolai died on 09 August 1935 at Moscow
  • Alexandrovsky Alexei died on 10 August 1989 at Yelat'ma, Riazan' region
  • Sudejkin Sergei died on 12 August 1946 at Nyack, NY
  • Shervashidze Alexander died on 12 August 1968 at Monaco
  • Savitzsky Georgy died on 13 August 1949 at Moscow
  • Gurovich Emma died on 13 August 1980 at Moscow
  • Brodsky Isaak died on 14 August 1939 at Leningrad
  • Zaretzky Nikolai died on 18 August 1959 at Paris
  • Mavrina (Lebedeva) Tatiana died on 19 August 1996 at Moscow
  • Fonvizin Arthur died on 19 August 1973 at Moscow
  • Diagilev Sergei died on 19 August 1929 at Venice, Italy
  • Grigoriev Alexander died on 25 August 1961 at Tarusa, Kaluga District
  • Le Dantiu Mikhail died on 25 August 1917 at killed on the battlefield in the World War I
  • Shkolnik Iosif died on 26 August 1926 at Leningrad
  • Stolitza Evgeni died on 26 August 1929 at Moscow
  • Istomin Konstantin died on 28 August 1942 at Samarkand
  • Shevchenko Alexander died on 28 August 1948 at Moscow
  • Dymshitz-Tolstaya Sofia died on 30 August 1963 at Leningrad

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