Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the 85th anniversary of Ilya Glazunov, People’s Artist of the USSR, academician of the Russian Academy of Arts.
«You deserve high public credibility and recognition as an outstanding representative of national school of painting, a truly unique personality scale and tremendous creative energy. Your inspired creativity imbued with a sincere love for Russia, its great history and tradition, and fully reflects your life, citizenship », – write in the published on the Kremlin website telegram to Putin wished the artist success, health and vigor spirit.
Dmitry Medvedev in his telegram said diversity of talent Glazunov, in an asset that has a large-scale paintings, book illustrations, theater sets. “You have a special gift extremely accurately reproduce the atmosphere of the historical events and the strength of national character. Deep, realistic and philosophical, your unique work, without exaggeration, is a picturesque chronicle of Russia “, – the prime minister said the patriotic nature of the works of Glazunov.