«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.

The contact for questions
concerning acquisition:

Russia, Moscow


About Gallery Painting Graphics Poster Applied Art Press



The romanticism of socialist realism -
- the other side of the coin.
The soviet art of the 1920-1950s.
The illustrated album-catalogue.


Igor P. Ruban

1912, Ruzayevka, Penza region - 1996, Moscow

I. Ruban studied at the K.P. Chemko Studio under D.N.Kardovsky tutelage between 1927 - 1929 and at I.E. Grabar Studio between 1930 - 1934. In 1930 he joined the membership of  "The VseKoKhudozhnik" All-Russian Cooperative Association in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow State V.I. Surikov Art Institute in 1942. He is a member of the Artists' Union of the USSR since 1942. The title of a Honoured Worker of Culture of RSFSR has been confered on him in 1966; a Distinguished Worker of Culture of USSR in 1988. He took an active part in the All-Union and Republican art exhibitions beginning with 1934. Personal exhibitions took place in Moscow, Leningrad, Vologda, Arkhangelsk, Murmansk since 1935. He organized Folk Arts museums in Tiksi, Podtesov (on the Yenisej River), Kholmsk (Sakhalin Island). His paintings are displayed in the collections of 30 Art and Area Studies museums and more, including the State Tretyakov's Gallery, the State Russian Museum and also abroad.


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The nudes, 1930s
Обнаженные натурщицы. 1930е
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Lady in the hat, 1930s
Дама в шляпе. 1930е
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Natanya, 1937
Натаня, 1937
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Portrait of the Girl. 1930s
Портрет девочки. 1930е
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Scorching Noon, 1935
Знойный полдень. 1935


Contact us:
The New Gallery, Moscow, RUSSIA
(495) 251-25-98, 8-916-159-73-81