Andrey Antonov

Andrey Antonov (1944-2011).
Sculptor, graphic artist, painter, native of Sverdlovsk, Honored Artist of Russia, member of the Union of Artists of Russia, laureate of the Governor's G. S. Mosin's Prize.

In 1964 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Art College, since 1971 - a participant in domestic and foreign exhibitions. In 1973 he graduated from the Moscow Higher School of Industrial Art (former Stroganov). The artist's works are in museums and private collections in Russia, Austria, Germany, Israel, Cyprus, the USA, France, and the Czech Republic.

Author of numerous monumental works in Russia and abroad. In Yekaterinburg, the reliefs of the Sverdlovsk Circus were made together with G. Metelev (1979), the sculptural composition "Muse of Cinema" on the building of the House of Cinema (1984), the monument to D. N. Mamin-Sibiryak (1985), the sculptural composition "Summer" (1987), 11 memorial plaques to academicians of Yekaterinburg, busts of Tatishchev and de Gennin, as well as portraits of 12 heads of Yekaterinburg for the building of the City Administration (1995-1998), a relief for the Sverdlovsk Academic Musical Comedy Theater (2002), portraits of Ural conductors, founders of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic - M. Paverman and A. Friedlander (2005), sculptural composition "Citizens" (2008).