Mukhina, Vera Ignatievna

Soviet sculptor Vera Ignatyevna Mukhina

  Mukhina Vera Ignatievna (19.06.(1.07) 1889 - 6.10. 1953) - the Soviet sculptor-monumentalist. From year 1947 till 1953 - the member of the Presidium of the Academy of Arts, USSR, together with Yofan B.M. is the author of the magnificent monument "Worker and Farmer woman". The composition was mounted on top of the Soviet pavilion at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1937. Now the monument is placed next to the Northern entrance of the Exhibition of National Economic Achievements in Moscow.