The project unites works of painting and sculpture of the era of the Soviet Union - the time of bright hopes, deep feelings, creative labor of the Soviet people. All the works presented are from the funds of the Tambov Picture Gallery, most of them are shown for the first time. The concept of the exhibition "eternal values" is based on labor, universal equality, family happiness, dreams of an ideal person - sung by the artists of socialist realism.
The works of artists of socialist realism have always been based on the truth of life and historical optimism, skill, formed on the traditions of classical art. This was the time when the art of socialist realism dominated, as its aesthetics met the tastes of the authorities and the people. Painting, illustrating the surrounding reality, is clear to everyone. The main characteristics of the style were: pathos, nationality, positive, love of life, as well as the inseparability of man from society.