In 2018, the curatorial team of six people selected the works of the participants: Leonid Bazhanov, Tatyana Kochemasova, Alexander Rozhin, Sergey Gavrilyachenko, Anna Florkovskaya, Vera Lagutenkova. Each of the curators formed a group of artists, who are the most prominent representatives of various areas of easel realistic painting according to the opinion of curators. In the general art space works of easel painting by experienced artists of the older generation and vigorous creativity of young authors are presented. These are the works of 12 national and 9 honored artists of Russia, members of the Russian Academy of Arts (14 academicians, 5 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Arts), teachers of art universities in Moscow and St. Petersburg, their students, talented young artists.
The traveling exhibition and catalog includes works: Pavel Nikonov, Zurab Tsereteli, Natalia Nesterova, Yevgeny Romashko, Alexey Sukhovetsky, Anatoly Lyubavin, Viktor Glukhov, Ivan Korshunov, Darya Antonova, Konstantin Lupaev and many others. Only 37 authors from 6 cities of Russia.
The exhibition includes works reflecting the trends of the domestic fine arts over the 30 years of its development: from 1989 to 2018.