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eng Automatic Translation

Zaire Azgur

1908 – 1995

Artist, sculptor.

The author of numerous psychological portraits of cultural figures, scientists and workers, writers and poets, famous state and public leaders, philosophers and thinkers, revolutionaries from different countries and eras, heroes of the Great Patriotic War and the partisan movement.

He worked in the areas of monumental art, painting and graphics.

During the Great Patriotic War, he changed his graphic design and took part in the design of the poster-newspaper "Let's Crush the Fascist Gadzina".

In addition to creativity, he actively participated in social and political life. He was a member of the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks, and later - Deputy Chairman of the Republican Peace Committee.

Lived and worked in Minsk.

Selected events

Selected artworks

Associated institutions

Associated Documents

Selected dates:

January 2 (15), 1908

Born in the village of Molchany (Russian Empire, now within the village of Zastadolye, Senno district of the Vitebsk region of the Republic of Belarus) into a Jewish family.

1921-1922

He studied at Yudel Pan 's private studio.

1925

Graduated from the Belarusian Art College (now the Vitebsk Art College).

1925-1928

He studied at the Artistic and Technical Institute in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg).

1928-1929

He studied at the Kiev Art Institute (now the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture) and the Tbilisi Academy of Arts.

1930

Since that time, he has been conducting his creative activity in Minsk .

1941

He worked in Gomel as an illustrator of the poster-newspaper "Let's crush the fascist reptile", and also collaborated in the front-line press.

1942-1944

He worked at the Central Headquarters of the partisan movement in Moscow. After the liberation of Belarus, he returned to Minsk , where he worked as the chief artist of the Government House.

1943

Joined the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks .

1944

Awarded the title of People's Artist of the BSSR .

1947-1967

He was a deputy of the Supreme Council of the BSSR.

1958

Awarded the title of Academician of the Academy of Arts of the USSR. Joined the Union of Artists of the USSR.

1968

He was elected deputy chairman of the Belarusian Republican Peace Committee.

1969

He was awarded the medal of the Soviet Peace Fund and the gold medal "Fighter for Peace" .

1973

Elected Chairman of the Belarusian Republican Committee for Assistance to the Soviet Peace Fund .

1980

He became the head of the creative workshop of the Academy of Arts of the USSR at the department of sculpture in Minsk.

February 18, 1995

He died in Minsk. Buried in East Cemetery.