Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Art

The national artist of Russia Vitaly Volovich has died


In Yekaterinburg the national artist of Russia Vitaly Volovich has died. About it on Monday, August 20, it is reported on the website of the Ekaterinburg City Council. "The artist with a world name, the honourable citizen of Yekaterinburg, the honored artist of RSFSR, the academician of the Russian Academy of Arts Vitaly Volovich has died this morning, on August 20, 2018, on the 91st year of life" — it is said in the statement. According to the Federal News Agency (FNA), the artist strongly was ill recently. Several months ago he has got to resuscitation with severe intoxication, he was on artificial ventilation of lungs. Volovich is most known for illustrations to books. He worked on such literary works as "The storeroom of the sun", "Tale of Igor's Campaign", Richard III, "The novel about Tristan and Izolda", "Fear and despair in the Third empire".

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