«New Gallery»established in 1989 in Moscow.
We specializes in Soviet Art of Socialist
Realism of the 1920-50s.:
Painting, Drawing, Poster, Applied Art.
This is one of the largest assemblage among the private collections.
The gallery bears the responsibility for all the information accompanying on the exhibitors.
In 1916-1918 V. Shcheglov attended the V.N. Levandovsky
Studio in Kaluga. During 1920-1925 he was engaged as a propaganda poster artist. He
counts to his name the well-known posters "Crush Denikin!", "All Arise to
Defeat Wrangel!" In 1926 he took his courses at the Drawing School
under the Leningrad Arts Advancement Society. Between 1927-1931 he contributed
to "The Znaniye - Sila"( "The Knowledge is Power"), "The Smena" ("The Rising
Generation"), "The Druzhnye Rebyata" ("The Comrade Boys"), "The Murzilka"
magazines. He joined the staff of "The Detgiz" ("The Children's Literature
State Publishing House") on the very day of its establishment in 1933 and
remained there until the end of his life. In 1934 he completed a series of
Donbass miners' portraits; those were later purchased by a coal mine owner from
Argentina. In 1936 he paints "The Assault of the Winter Palace". By
the end of the 1930s as an illustrator he contributed to the five volumes
edition of "The History of the Civil War in the USSR".
V. Shcheglov is a well-known illustrator of Soviet literature classics such as
A. Tolstoy, K. Paustovsky, A. Gaidar, K. Simonov and others. In 1964 he was
awarded the title of an Honoured Artist of RSFSR. Beginning with 1926 he
participated in numerous All-Union, Republic, Moscow and Leningrad
exhibitions. His works are kept at the State Tretyakov's Gallery; the State Russian Museum; etc., as well in
other museums and private collections of Russia and abroad.
Sketch of a Model Cover of the Magazine "Murzilka" – "The 8th of March", 1950s
Эскиз макета обложки "Мурзилки" "8 Марта", 1950е
Defenders of the Motherland, 1942s
Защитники Отечества, 1942e
The First Map-Case, 1961s
Макет обложки книги С. Розанова "Первый планшет", 1961e
Three record-setting flights, 1941s
Три рекордных перелета, 1941e
Lenin and children, 1953s
Ленин и дети, 1953e
Sketch model of a cover magazine ‛Murzilka“, №6 ‛Summer“, 1950s
Лето (макет обложки журнала "Мурзилка" № 6), 1950е
Komsomol. Reviving the Ruins, 1950s
Комсомол в разруху, 1950e
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