“In the Tretyakov gallery is planned anniversary evening of Oscar Rabin

Moscow. 2 Jan. INTERFAX – the State Tretyakov gallery (GTG) will hold an evening dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the artist Oscar Rabin, one of the first domestic “non-conformists”.

“Evening dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the artist Oscar Rabin will take place on 2 January at 16:00 in Moscow in the Tretyakov gallery on the Crimean Shaft. Entrance tonight is free”, – told reporters the press service of the Tretyakov gallery.

It is planned that the event will deliver Leonid Bazhanov, Alexander Yulikov and other artists, critics, friends Rabin, who currently lives in Paris.

Oscar Rabin was born on 2 Jan 1928 in Moscow. He is a founding member of the informal art group “Lianozovo” and one of the first native artists, who are usually called “nonconformists”.

Among the first buyers of paintings by Rabin in the late 1950s, was the first Soviet collectors: G. Costakis, A. Miasnikov, E. Nutovich, foreign diplomats and journalists.

In the 1960s the work of Rabin have been criticized. In 1964 the artist’s work was first presented at the overseas exhibition in London. And in the fall of 1974, Rabin became the initiator and one of the main organizers of the exhibition of works of nonconformist artists in the Bitsa forest Park, the so-called “Bulldozer exhibition”.

Rabin’s works are in the collections of the state Tretyakov gallery, the Russian Museum, the State center for contemporary art, private collections, collections of USA, France, Germany, UK.

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