The 39th Russian Antique Salon opened atthe Central House of Artists in Moscow. The organizers marked a growing interest in social realism on the art market with a special exhibition. Four galleries occupied a large space of Hall No.14, which was not separated by stands.
As part of this project Sovcom Auction House exhibited about 40 paintings that became iconic in Soviet time. The exhibition of the auction house created an opportunity to see many significant art works of the 1930s-1970s.
The exhibition showed the works by Petr Konchalovsky, Georgii Nisskii, Dmitri Nalbandyan, Georgy Savitskiy, Yakov Khaimov, Vladimir Serov, Yakov Romas, Vasiliy Yakovlev and many other famous academic artists. Attracting a large number of the visitors, soviet realism was a peaceful neighbor of icons, salon paintings and pieces of applied and decorative artsat the Salon. The genre socialist realism painting, which formed the main part of the exhibition of Sovcom Auction House, arouseda great interest of the audience.