Bread Basket
Nikolai Ippolitovich Obrynba. Before the Storm, 1957. Oil on canvas. Private American Collection.

Soviet Bread Basket

47 paintings, Main and Mezzanine Galleries

An exhibition of approximately 50 paintings featuring Russian landscape scenes and images of Soviet agriculture. The Virgin Lands project, communal farming and the social significance of agricultural development in Russia will be presented in a visual tour of all the varied geographical regions of the former Soviet Union.

A Map of Soviet Land Usage provides some background material for the exhibition.

This exhibition included paintings by Fedor Vasilevich Antonov, Vasili Akimovich Arlashin, Nikolai Nikolaevich Baskakov, Petr Petrovich Belousov, Aleksei Ivanovich Borodin, Yakov Ivanovich Brovar, Ivan Ivanovich Chekmasov, Ivan Fedorovich Degtyarev, Vyacheslav Andreevich Fedorov, Valerian Mikhailovich Formozov, Aleksandr Mikhailovich Gerasimov, Gaviil Nikitich Gorelov, Aleksei Mikhaeilovich Gritsai, Sergei Arksentevich Kolyada, Geli Mikhailovich Korzhev, Vasili Nikolaevich Kostyanitsyn, Zinaida Mikhailovna Kovalevskaya, Konstantin Mikhailovich Lekomtsev, Konstantin Matveevich Lomykin, Konstantin Mefodevich Maksimov, Maleina, Filipp A. Malyavin, Ilya (Ruvim) Moiseevich Mazel, Vasili Kiriilovich Nechitailo, Nikolai Mitrofanovich Nikonov, Nikolai Ippolitovich Obrynba, Vsevolod Mikhailovich Petrov-Maslakov, Arkadi Aleksandrovich Plastov, Nina Yakovlevna Simonivhc-Efimova, Aleksei Konstantinovich Sokolov, T.A. Sretenski, Vladimir Fedorovich Stozharov, Fedot Vasilevich Sychkov, Z. Taipener, Oganes Karapetovich Tatevosyan, Dmitri Vasilevich Titov, Sergei Petrovich Tkachev, M. Yaffe and Grigori Stepanovich Zozulya.

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