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Filtered by exhibition: 1953-1968. The Thaw: Art of Life
Looking at the Soviet art of the 1950s-1960s one might see the progression from the optimism of the 50s to the light heroic melancholy of the first half of the 60s and then to the disenchantment of the late 60s and early 70s. To continue a project of major Moscow museums devoted to the Thaw period the NB Gallery shows the most interesting artworks of this period from its collection. The display includes painted and graphic works, architectural projects, samples of designs, originals of book illustrations.
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Alexander Novikov
'Budenovtsy'
1970, oil on canvas, 42 x 69 cm
Alexey Pavlovich Belykh
'On the River'
1955, oil on canvas, 38 x 70 cm
Boris Kharchenko
'Portrait of Milkmaid Katya'
1954, oil on canvas, 106 x 92 cm
Boris Kharchenko
'Girl in the Virgin Land'
1950s, oil on canvas, 88 x 56 cm
Nadezhda Chernikova
'Builders'
1960s, oil on cardboard, 36 x 43.5 cm
Fedor Yusov
'New Plant Workshop'
1960s, oil on canvas, 204.5 x 147 cm
Alexander Sakhanov
'At the Virgin Lands. Khrushchev'
1964, oil on canvas, 177 x 222 cm
Alexey Pavlovich Belykh
'Lumberjack Pinyaev'
1960, oil on cardboard, 46 x 35 cm
Posters
'Communist Moral'
1962, poster, 59 x 87 cm