The article is a part of the investigation “Art Life of Novosibirsk of the XX Century”. The author considers the organizational forms of the professional and amateur painting, the evolution and interaction of easel painting and monumental kind of Art during a century. The given article is a continuation of a series of investigations published in “Ideas and Ideals”. The chronological frames of the article are the second half of the 1980s - the beginning of 1990s.
Keywords: perestroika; replacement of the Regulations of the Union of Artists of the Soviet Union by the Regulations of the Artists Union of Russia; a new type of exhibitions (exhibition of "Eight").