Died sculptor Anatoly Bichukov

Photo: TASS photo chronicle/Sergey Kalachev

In Moscow died people’s artist of the RSFSR, sculptor Anatoly Bichukov. He was 84.

“Anatoly Andreevich died, the date and time of farewell will inform later”, – quotes “Interfax” the press service of the Russian Academy of arts.

Since 1967, Anatoly Bichukov was a member of the Union of artists, in 2001, became an academician and the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of arts. On account of his more than 50 monuments and sculptures that are installed not only in the capital and cities of Russia, but also outside the country.

So, among the important works of the sculptor – a monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky in the courtyard of the Moscow police at Petrovka, “the monument to the defenders of the earth Russian” on Poklonnaya hill, the monument to Sergei Yesenin in Tver Boulevard, to Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Odintsovo and many others.