Died famous Ukrainian. He was known all over the world! The country mourns…

Умер знаменитый украинец. Его знал весь мир! Страна скорбит...

In Kiev died, the famous sculptor whose works decorate cities around the world

This tragic event became known on 30 April. Izvestnie said the writer Tatyana Stus on the page in Facebook.

Died Boris Dovgan, who created the coat of arms of the capital. Over half a century of creative work, he created many iconic monuments monuments portretowa plaques that decorate the city both in Ukraine and abroad. The sculptor died at 91-year life.

Boris S. Dovhan was born in Kiev on Priorke 19 Aug 1928. He was a member of the Union of artists of Ukraine in 1965 and also an Honorary member of the National Academy of arts of Ukraine since 2009. The most famous work of the sculptor: the monument of the “Artists of repression victims” (1996), the monument to Pushkin in Gurzuf (1987), monument to Pope — John-Paul II in Kyiv on the territory of the Vatican Embassy (2002), memorial monuments of the artist Mykola Hlushchenko and composer Igor Shamo on baykovoye cemetery in Kiev (1982-1986).

It also is an author of easel sculpture composition of the fountain “Earth and water” in New Kakhovka (1979), the marble blocks with reliefs “Christ praying”, “the Disciples who fell asleep”, “Madonna”, “mercury” in the White Church (2000-2008). A special place among the famous of his works is housed in a former coat of arms of Kiev — “the Golden bough of chestnut”.

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