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Alan Bird

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Russian exhibiting society, active 1870–1923. It takes its name from Tovarishchestvo Peredvizhnykh Khudozhestvennykh Vystavok: ‘Association of travelling art exhibitions’. The Association grew from the earlier Artists’ Cooperative Society (Artel’ Khudozhnikov) founded in 1863 by a group of 14 artists, headed by Ivan Kramskoy, who had broken away from the Academy of Art, St Petersburg, in protest against its traditional style and subject-matter, wanting instead to focus on Russian art. In 1870, on the initiative of

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