Leonid Shishkin Gallery specializes in Russian painting of the XX century making an emphasis on the Soviet art school of 1930s-1970s. Today it is the biggest and the most respectable gallery of such a kind. The secret of success – the first class art offered to the public and twenty years of reputable excellence.
Pyotr Konchalovsky and Sergei Gerasimov, Dmitri Nalbandian and Arkady Plastov, Yuri Pimenov and Aleksander Deyneka, Konstantin Vialov and Ekaterina Zernova, Fyodor Bogorodsky and Nicolay Romadin – that is, a far from completion list of painters whose works are displayed at the gallery.
Since 2000 Leonid Shishkin Gallery runs monthly auctions of Russian art which became highly appreciated by art lovers and became extremely popular among them. As well as private collectors, the Gallery deals with various state institutions such as The museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin, The State Museum of Yu. Lermontov at Tarkhany, Sate Fund of Generations (Khanty-Mansiisk). Corporate clientele includes: Gasprom, Alfa-Bank, Citibank, Independent Media, PriceWaterHouseCoopers.
The Gallery combines commercial trend with wide educational activities. In recent years there have been more than twenty exhibitions of Russian paintings and graphics. Regulars lectures on the History of art with slide show, piano concerts and Sunday art classes attract people to the Gallery premises.
A visit to Leonid Shishkin Gallery is usually included into the Moscow schedule of foreign guests interested in Russian art.
The Gallery offers a wide range of services including art consulting, expertise, restoration and framing advice.