Association of Artists of
Revolutionary Russia [AKhRR; Rus.
Assotsiatsiya Khudozhnikov Revolyutsionnoy Rossii].
Soviet group of artists active in Moscow and Leningrad (now
St Petersburg) in 1922–32. It was established in January 1922
by a group of artists, including Aleksandr Grigor’yev
(1891–1961), Yevgeny Katsman (1890–1976), Sergey Malyutin and
Pavel Radimov (1887–1967), who were inspired by the 47th
exhibition of the Peredvizhniki (the Wanderers). It was first
called the Association of Artists Studying Revolutionary Life
(Assotsiatsiya Khudozhnikov Izuchayushchikh Revolyutsionnyy
Byt), then the Society of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (Obshchestvo
Khudozhnikov Revolyutsionnoy Rossii) and finally, after the
first group exhibition in Moscow in May 1922, the Association
of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
Yevgeny Katsman Portrait of the Marshal of the Soviet Union Kliment Y .
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