President Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences to relatives of the artist
Today, July 9, died one of the most famous Russian artists Ilya Glazunov. He was 87 years old. As reported by the daughter of the painter's Faith, cause of death was acute heart failure. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill has already expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Ilya Sergeyevich. They were joined by politicians and prominent public and cultural figures.
Ilya Glazunov, people's artist of the USSR, member of the Russian Academy of arts and the Royal Academy of arts in Madrid and Barcelona. He became the founder of the Russian Academy of painting, sculpture and architecture. Among the awards of the painter of the order "For merits before Fatherland" of all degrees, the Monk Sergei of Radonezh and the Venerable Andrei Rublev, the medal "For contribution to world culture and civilization", presented to UNESCO.death, Vladimir Putin, condolences, Patriarch Kirill, Ilya Glazunov