Charmin of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has congratulated Ilya Glazunov, people’s painter of the USSR, chancellor of the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture on his birthday.
The Chairman noted achievements of the outstanding painter of modern times, who implemented a lot of wonderful ideas and stressed that Mr. Glazunov’s work “is filled with love to his native country and its many-century history, that it strikes the viewers with impressions and emotions of Master’s perception. Your contribution in the development of Russian art is priceless – your paintings made with subtle psychological insight and knowledge of human sole are on displays in the world’s best art galleries and expositions.”
Mr. Bastrykin also pointed out Mr. Glazunov’s achievements as the chancellor and public figure: “The Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture headed by Mr. Glazunov has become a recognized educational and cultural hub, a place dominated by the spirit of freedom, creation and artistic search. Energetic and devoted, a true patriot, you never rest on your laurels, you are involved in active public activity, take part in ambitious enlightening and charity projects.”
Mr. Bastrykin sincerely wished Mr. Glazunov sound health, happiness and inspieration!