(1943 - 1976)
Evgeny Roukhin was active/lived in Russian Federation. Evgeny Roukhin is known for assemblage, collage, non-conformist art.
Biography Evgeny Roukhin
Yevgeny Rukhin, a prolific Nonconformist artist, showed the willingness
and strength to defend his artistic expression during his short career.
A Leningrad artist, Rukhin produced work that abruptly challenged
Social Realism while staging controversial events such as the Bulldozer
Exhibition (1974) with fellow artist and friend, Oscar Rabine. Less
than two years after this underground exhibition was violently broken
up by police, Rukhin died in his sleep, surrounded by toxic painting
supplies in his studio, in a fire allegedly ignited by the KGB in
efforts to force him into conformity.
In 1966, when Rukhin was
just twenty three, his work was received by the Betty Parson's Gallery
in New York, alongside artis
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