Who painted Stalin?

Bubnov, a noted Soviet painter of the Stalin era, died here Tuesday at the age of 56. He was best known for the portraits of Stalin he painted after World War II and for a monumental canvas, “Morning on Kulikovo Field,” the 14th century Russian battleground.

Who painted Stalin portrait?

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Gerasimov
Moscow, S. F. S. R. Russia, U.S.S.R. Aleksandr Mikhailovich Gerasimov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха́йлович Гера́симов; 12 August 1881 – 23 July 1963) was a Soviet and Russian painter. He was a leading proponent of socialist realism in the visual arts, and painted Joseph Stalin and other Soviet leaders.

Is Russia famous for art?

The Russian avant-garde is a term used to define the large wave of modernist art that flourished in Russia from approximately 1890 to 1930. Among the most famous modern Russian paintings are Composition VII, I and the Village and The Black Square.

Which art movement is most associated with the Soviet Union?

Socialist realism is a style of idealized realistic art that was developed in the Soviet Union and was the official style in that country between 1932 and 1988, as well as in other socialist countries after World War II.

What was the purpose of Socialist Realism?

The doctrine was formally proclaimed by Maxim Gorky at the Soviet Writers Congress of 1934, although not precisely defined. In practice, in painting it meant using realist styles to create highly optimistic depictions of Soviet life.

Was Joseph Stalin a painter?

Although he got into many fights, Stalin excelled academically, displaying talent in painting and drama classes, writing his own poetry, and singing as a choirboy.

Who is the Russian artist?

Fyodor Alekseyev (1753–1824) cityscape and landscape painter Red Square in Moscow, 1801
Sara Alexandri (1913–) still life and landscape painter.
Nikolay Anokhin (1966–) still life and landscape painter In the old house of Rakitins, 1998
Evgenia Antipova (1917–2009) portrait, genre, and still life painter