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Name  Yevgeny Vuchetich
Role  Artist
Awards  Lenin Prize

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Died  April 12, 1974, Moscow, Russia

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Yevgeny Viktorovich Vuchetich (28 December [O.S. 15 December] 1908–12 April 1974) (Ukrainian: Євген Вікторович Вучетич, Evhen Viktorovich Vuchetich; Russian: Евгений Викторович Вучетич) was a prominent Soviet sculptor and artist. He is known for his heroic monuments, often of allegoric style, including The Motherland Calls, the largest sculpture in the world at the time.

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Biography

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Vuchetich was born in Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire (now Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine), the son of Viktor Vučetić, of Serbian ethnicity, and Anna Andreevna Stewart, of Russian and of French descent.

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He was a prominent representative of the Socialist Realism style and was awarded with the Lenin Prize in 1970, the Stalin Prize (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950), Order of Lenin (twice), Order of the Patriotic War (2nd degree), Hero of Socialist Labor (1967) and People's Artist of the USSR (1959).

Family

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One of his step-granddaughters, is Israeli politician Ksenia Svetlova.

Works

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  • Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park, Berlin (1946–1949), overseen by a 13m tall monument of a Soviet soldier holding a German child, with a sword, over a broken swastika. This war memorial design was later used on coins and medals commemorating the end of fascist rule in 1945.
  • Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares in the United Nations garden (1957)
  • Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares in front of the plant "Gazoapparat" in Volgograd.
  • A sculpture of Felix Dzerzhinsky (1958), colloquially known as "Iron Felix", used to be in Moscow at the Lubyanka Square.
  • The Motherland Calls! at Mamayev Kurgan (1963–1967)

  • Yevgeny Vuchetich Motherlandquot statue by Yevgeny Vuchetich photo Brian

    References

    Yevgeny Vuchetich Wikipedia


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