the moscow state museum

"bourganovs house"

moscow; Bolshoy Afanasyevsky per., 15, str, 9; tel./fax: +7 (495) 695-04-29/ +7 (495) 695-45-15

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fountain "Princess Tourandot" in Arbat, Moscow

fountain "Princess Tourandot" in Arbat, Moscow

Alexander Bourganov

Alexander Nicolaevich Bourganov is the National Artist of Russia, the Full Member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, State Prize Winner of the USSR, Doctor of the History of Art. He was born in 1935 in Baku. Graduated from the Moscow State Artistic and Industrial College (former Stroganov College), where he at present teaches. The works of Alexander Bourganov are known in Russia and all over the world. In Russia these are works for Izhevsk, Orel, Voronezh, abroad sculptural compositions in Mongolia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Finland, monument to A.S. Pushkin in Washington, DC in the U.S.A.
However, the main works of the sculptor are ment to be decoration of our capital. These are such famous works as the "Princess Turandot" fountain, the monument to Alexander Pushkin in Arbat, the monument to Michail Lermontov in Molchanovka, that have become a sort of symbols of Moscow. Besides Alexander Bourganov took part in the decoration works in the Children Musical Center of Natalia Sats and at Tretiakovskaja metro station, he elaborated the sculpural emblem of the Central House of Cinema. But it is the foundation of the museum that the artist considers to be his greatest achievement.

bust to Andrej Tarkovsky, fragment of the gallery "People of Legend"

bust to Andrej Tarkovsky, fragment of the gallery "People of Legend"

fountain "Princess Tourandot" in Arbat, Moscow, fragment

fountain "Princess Tourandot" in Arbat, Moscow, fragment

bust to M.Y. Lermontov, Molchanovka Str., Moscow

bust to M.Y. Lermontov, Molchanovka Str., Moscow

the monument to the great russian poet Alexander Pushkin in Washington, DC

the monument to the great russian poet Alexander Pushkin in Washington, DC

"Water", fragment of the museum's exposition

"Water",
fragment of the museum's exposition

the monument to Alexander Pushkin and Natalia Goncharova in Arbat, Moscow

the monument to Alexander Pushkin and Natalia Goncharova in Arbat, Moscow

"Ecology", fragment of the museum's exposition

"Ecology",
fragment of the museum's exposition

"Young Russia", Krymsky Val, Moscow

"Young Russia", Krymsky Val, Moscow

"Running Girl ", fragment of the museum's exposition

"Running Girl",
fragment of the museum's exposition

 

 

 

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