“Komsomol Youth” exhibition was timed to the 100th anniversary of the Komsomol – the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League, which officially existed for almost 73 years, from October 29, 1918 until the end of September 1991 (Leninist Young Communist League of Belarus was organized in 1920).
The exhibition includes more than 60 works of painting, graphics and sculpture, created from the 1920s to the 1980s. The collection of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus allows to demonstrate the historical and topical diversity Komsomol movement in various aspects – from its beginning to the last decade. Episodes of civil war, participation in the “Likbez” (elimination of illiteracy), industrialization and collective farm movement, familiarization with various spheres of culture are reflected in the works of Barys Arakcheeu, Aliaksej Glebau, Leanid Zilber, Judel Pen, Anatol Tychyna, Aliaksandr Finski. Events and heroes of the war are depicted in the works of Siargey Vakar, Viktar Gramyka, Isaak Davidovich, Valiantsin Zankovich, Barys Ivontsjeu, Mikhail Savitsky. Participation of young people in the post-war and further construction and production, the rise of the national economy is documented in the works of Ivan Akhremchyk, Mikhail Belski, Anatoly Bochkarev, Valiantsin Barouka, Liudmila Voranava, Pavel Gaurylenka, Viktar Gros, Alina Lebiadok-Jeremeeva, Leu Lejtman, Leanid Asiadouski, Uladzimir Rynkevich, Valiantsin Savitsky, Ivan Tsikhanau, Mikhail Chepik. Studies, recreational activities, sports, service in the Soviet army are reflected in the works of Igar Grygarovich, Viktar Zhdan, Andrej Zaspitski, Galina Izergina, Aliaksandr Kishchanka, Raisa Kudrevich, Anatol Kuzniatsou, Nadzeja Liventsava, Uladzimir Novak, Viktar Pratasienia, Mikalaj Seliashchuk.