The exhibition is held in the
year of 120th birth anniversary of Arkady Plastov (1893-1972).
Plastov who was one of the most significant representatives of the peasant
theme in the Soviet Art of the 1930-1960's, had embodied in his paintings the
deeply truthful images of the inhabitants of his native village Prisloniha and
the scenes of everyday life of the latter. In Arkady Plastov's art the beauty
and ethical content of usual genre motifs is revealed in penetrative form. There
are also presented the unique graphic works by Arkady Plastov, book
illustrations and photographs from the artist's archive. Also on the show are
the works by the other representatives of Plastovs dynasty who turned to
different genres and views of arts. There will be presented by A.A.Plastov, G.G.Plastov,
N.A.Plastov, N.N.Plastov from the collections of the collections of the State Russian
Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Ulyanovsk District Fine Art Museum, Saratov
State Fine Art Museum named after A.Radishchev, Tver District Art Museum and
from the Nikolai Plastov's studio.