Date: 7 months ago   Category: Art

The artist Nikolay Nikogosyan has died


The national artist of the USSR and the sculptor Nikolay Nikogosyan has died at the age of 99 years. It is reported on the website of the Russian Academy of Arts on Friday, August 10. Time and the place of a funeral of Nikogosyan will be sounded later. The cause of death doesn't reveal yet. "The most known works of Nikogosyan — the monumental sculptural images included in an architectural complex on a facade of the high-rise building at Kudrinskaya Square in Moscow, sculptural registration of the Palace of science and culture in Warsaw, in a monument to the outstanding figure of the Armenian culture Michaela to Nalbandian in Yerevan, sculptural composition of the Armenian philosopher of the 5th century of Movsi Horenatsi for the building Matenadarana in Yerevan" — have noted in academy. In addition, Nikogosyan has acted as the author of portraits of Aram Khachaturian, Dmitry Shostakovich and Alexey Kostyakov and also has created memorial monuments to Samuil Marshak and Semyon Kosberg. He was entitled the national artist of the USSR in 1985.

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