Currency converter
^
All news
News Search Topics
ОК
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting
sections.
Loading

Medvedev condoles over Ilya Glazunov’s death

July 09, 13:59 UTC+3 MOSCOW

The prime minister pointed to the artist’s role in keeping the Russian cultural heritage, the historic monuments

Share
1 pages in this article

MOSCOW, July 9. /TASS/. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev offered condolences to the family and friends of artist Ilya Glazunov, who died on Sunday at the age of 87, the government’s press service said.

"Please accept my condolences over the death of Ilya Sergeyevich Glazunov," the telegram reads. "He was a unique person, an outstanding representative of the Russian school of realism."

The prime minister pointed to the artist’s role in keeping the Russian cultural heritage, the historic monuments.

Glazunov "was a truly popular artist, who loved people, loved his country," Medvedev said.

Ilya Glazunov was a Soviet and Russian artist, founder and head of the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.

Show more
Share
In other media
Реклама
Partner News
Реклама