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Chinghiz Aitmatov
12.12.1928 – 10.06.2008
Kyrgyz writer
Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kyzgyz Republic to Benelux and France


Vasily P. Aksenov

20.08.1932 – 06.07.2009

Russian writer and script writer

Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Bibliographical Info

Doctor of Humane Letters (USA), Winner of the Russian Booker Prize (2004), Order of Arts and Literature (2005, France)

Juan de Avalos
21.10.1911 – 07.07.2006
Spanish sculptor
Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Edward G. Bragovsky
06.101923-06.08.2010
Painter
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Bibliographical Info
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Winner of the State Prize of the Russian
Federation

Gukas G. Chubaryan
16.06.1923 – 23.03.2009
Sculptor
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Bibliographical info
People’s Artist of the Soviet Republic of Armenia, Professor

Edward N. Drobitski
24.03.1941 – 19.09.2007
Painter
Full Member, Member of the Presidium,
Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts
President of International Federation of Artists
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Laureate of Order of Honor and Winner of International Prizes
Edward Drobitski graduated from the Moscow Institute of Architecture in 1969. Since early 1960-s he actively worked in industrial graphic art. Drobitski was one of the initiators of the Center for Non-Official Art on Malaya Gruzinskaya street in Moscow which later developed in the establishment of the Moscow United Committee of Graphic Artists. In 1979 Edward Drobitski was elected its president. In 1974 Drobitski was one of the participants and organizers of the notorious Bulldozer Exhibition and the first exhibition of Moscow avant-garde artists in a pavilion of the Economic Achievements Exhibition.


Boris E.  Efimov
28.09.1900 – 01.10.2008
Graphic artist, master of political cartoons
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the USSR (1967), Hero of Socialist Labor (1990), winner of three State Prizes (1950, 1951, 1972), holder of three Orders of Lenin, Order of October Revolution, Order of Labor Red Banner, Sign of Honor Order, Order of Cyril and Methody 1st rank (Bulgaria), Moscow City Hall Prize “Legend of the Century” (2003).

Natalia A. Egorshina

28.12.1926 – 06.02.2010

Painter

Corresponding  Member of the Russian Academy of Arts



Illarion V. Golitsyn
20.05.1928 – 14.03.2007
Graphic artist
Full Member, Member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, winner of many Russian and International awards

Yuri P. Ishkhanov
30.12.1929-23.03.2009
Sculptor
Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Head of the Urals, Siberia and Far East Regional Department
Bibliographical info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor



Andrei I. Kurnakov
05.10.1916 – 05.02.2010
Painter
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the USSR, Winner of the State I. Repin Prize of the Russian Federation, Professor

Kisho Kurokawa
08.04.1934 – 12.10.2007
Leading Japanese architect
Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Boris G. Lukyanov
23.04.1937 – 03.03.2009
Art historian
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Akhmat F. Lutfullin
04.03.1941 – 10.07.2007
Painter
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of USSR, Winner of Salavat Uylaev Prize of Bashkiria Republic of USSR

May P. Miturich-Khlebnikov
29.05.1925 – 30.06.2008
Graphic artist
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Winner of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Professor

Alexander I. Morozov
24.11.1941 – 05.08.2010
Art historian
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Vladimir A. Nabatchikov
27.04.1940 – 10.01.2009
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
Honored Worker of Arts of Russia, Doctor of Philosophy

Igor P. Obrosov
23.05.1930 – 05.08.2010
Painter, graphic artist
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts
Bibliographical Info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Winner of the USSR State Prize, Winner
of the State Prize of the Russian Federation

Vadim M. Polevoi
21.12.1923 – 04.02.2008
Art Historian, Art Critic
Full Member, Member of the Presidium
Biographical Info
Winner of the USSR State Prize, Doctor of Art History, Professor

Adelaeda G. Pologova
29.10.1923 – 29.01.2008
Sculptor
Full Member
Biographical Info
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Winner of USSR State Prize, Winner of the Prize of President of the Russian Federation

Ivan P. Sautov
16.09.1947 – 01.08.2008
Architect
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
Position: Director of Tsarskoye Selo State Museum-Preserve (1987-2008)
Honors and awards: Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation,
Winner of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Professor
Order of Friendship, Order of St. Daniel 2nd rank
Member: Member of Board of Directors of the Architects’ Union of Russia,
Member of the Presidium of St. Petersburg Culture Foundation

Vladimir V. Scherbakov
19.07.1935 – 11.02.2008
Painter
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of Russia
Winner of the Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts (2004)
1964-1969 – member of art and expert panel of the Fine Arts Department of the Ministry for Culture of the Russian Federation Republic
Since 1987 – Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Russian Artists’ Union

Liudmila N. Shushkanova
26.03.1926 – 29.06.2008
Artist of decorative and applied art
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Winner of State Prize of the Russian Federation

Revecca M. Tsuzmer

22.11.1918 -06.08.2009

Artist of Decorative and Applied Art

Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Bibliographical Info

People’s Artist of the Russian Federation

Andrei V. Vasnetsov

24.02.1924-06.12.2009

Painter

Full Member, Member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts

Biographical Info

People’s Artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation

Winner of the USSR State Prize, Prize of the President of the Russian Federation

Professor

From 1988 till 1992 Andrei Vasnetsov headed the USSR Union of Artists

Anatoli I. Zykov
30.05.1930 – 06.07.2008
Graphic artist
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Arts
Biographical Info
People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Artists’ Union of Russia 1994-2008

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