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Alexander Bourganov (Born 1935) is a Russian sculptor, a National Artist of Russia, and a member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts. His recent works include a monument to Alexander Pushkin located at George Washington University in Washington DC (2000); a statue of John Quincy Adams, the first U.S. Ambassador to Russia and later President of the United States, located in front of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow (2008); and a statue of poet Walt Whitman located on the campus of Moscow State University (2009). In 2001 his studio in Moscow was given the status of a State Museum, known as Bourganov's House. His other works around Moscow include a series of fountains and statues on Ukrainsky Boulvar, near the Hotel Ukraine.

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Bourganov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan and was graduated from Moscow State Artistic and Industrial College (now Stroganov University). He received a PhD. in art history.

In March 2014 he signed a letter in support of the position of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Russia's military intervention in Ukraine.

Chronology of the principal sculptural works of Alexander Bourganov

  • Monument commemorating the 400th birthday of the city of Orel (1966)
  • "Memories of an old worker" (1968)
  • Decorative relief-emblem on the Central House of Filmmakers in Moscow (1969)
  • Monument "Friendship of Peoples: in honor of the 400th annivrersary of the union of Udmurtia and Russia (1972)
  • "Victory" statue at the Central House of Artists, Moscow (1978)
  • "War and Peace", Germany (1980)
  • "Yuri Gagarin, First Man in Space", Expo 86 World's Fair, Canada (1986)
  • Portraits in bas-relief of Russian artists Repin, Surikov, Briullov, Konenkov, Ivanov and Shishkin at the Tretyakovskaya Station of the Moscow Metro (1986)
  • Composition with nine figures "War and Peace" (1987)
  • Monument to Sofia Perovskaya, Kaluga (1987)
  • Portrait of Ivan Tsvetaev for the Pushkin State Museum, Moscow (1992)
  • Monument to Soviet Soldiers killed on the territory of Belgium during the Second World War (1990–92)
  • Monument to the poet Lermontov, Moscow (1994)
  • Monument to the writer Ivan Bunin, Voronezh (1995)
  • Fountain "Princess Turandot" on Old Arbat Street (1997)
  • Monument to Alexander Pushkin and Natalia Goncharova on Old Arbat Street (1999)
  • Monument to Alexander Pushkin at George Washington University in Washington D.C. (2000)
  • Gallery "Legendary People"; bust of great figure in world culture: Andrei Tarkovsky, Iosif Brodsky; Rudolph Nuryevev, Ivan Bunin, G. Fogeler. (2000–2005).
  • "The Golden Lion." (2002)
  • Sculptural ensemble on Ukrainsky Boulvar in Moscow: "Allegory of Air"; "Allegory of Water"; "Forests of Ukraine"; "Fountain "Youth"; *Decorative sculpture "Friendship"; monument to E.F. Gnesina. (2005)
  • Memorial plaque to S. Richter, Moscow (2005).
  • Decorative bas-reliefs on the building of the Bogoliubov Library, Moscow (2005).
  • Sculptural ensemble "Ecology" in the Square on Sivtsev Vrazhye (2005).
  • Sculptural park 'Understanding knowledge" on the square in front of the film theater Brest in Moscow. (2005).
  • Statue of John Quincy Adams in front of the U.S. Embassy Moscow (2008).
  • Statue of Walt Whitman in front of the Humanities Faculty Building at Moscow State University (2009).
  • References

    Alexander Bourganov Wikipedia


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