The Monument to Andrey G. Pozdeev

Andrey G. Pozdeev was born on September 27, 1926 in Nizhny Ingash village. His family moved many times; they lived in Khakassia, Evenkia, in Udereysky mines, in Novoselovo and Tyukhtet. When the war began, Pozdeev started to work at the Krasnoyarsk Combine Plant, then graduated from a professional technical school and was called up for military service in 1943. He served in Manchuria, in the Far East. Due to illness he was invalided out, lived some time in Evenkia, and after that in Minusinsk where for the first time he participated in an art exhibition in 1948. Since 1950 he lived in Krasnoyarsk, worked at Artist association, studied at Surikov School of Painting and school of working youth. In 1956 he married V. M. Kryuchkova, who was his school teacher of Russian language and literature. In the closing stages of his life, the artist came up with philosophic generalisations of existence and created his Biblical series of paintings. Today the paintings of A.G. Pozdeev, who was a painter and member of the Artists’ Union of the USSR, enrich the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the V. I. Surikov Krasnoyarsk Art Museum, art galleries of Zelenogorsk, Norilsk, Kemerovo, Barnaul, Khabarovsk, Omsk, and Tomsk. They were exhibited in Russia, Poland, Japan, Mexico, England, Cuba, and many other countries of the globe. A museum of A. G. Pozdeev was established on basis of one of the s city schools and named as the Museum of a Kind Person. Its creators are Vaganov spouses – Tatiana and Valadimir. In his youth, Vaganov lived in the Pozdeev family for about ten years. Authors: sculptor Yu.V. Zlotya, architect – A. S. Demirkhanov, a People’s architect of Russia. Material – bronze. Height – 2.05 m. It was erected on 83 Mira Prospekt in 2000.

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Krasnoyarsk, 83 Mira Prospekt

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