The monument to Alexander Trifonovich Tvardovsky is installed next to the building that houses the editorial office of the Novy Mir magazine, in which he worked as editor-in-chief from 1950-1954 and 1958-1970.
The place on Strastnoy Boulevard (Moscow) was also chosen because Tvardovsky liked to walk on it during his lifetime.
The authors of the monument are sculptors V. A. Surovtsev and D. V. Surovtsev and architects V. V. Pasenko and S. N. Ivanchenko.
The monument was created at the expense of philanthropist Alisher Usmanov and donated to Moscow by the Russian Peace Foundation.
The figure of A. T. Tvardovsky was cast from bronze in full growth and installed on a low granite pedestal.
Aleksandr Trifonovich Tvardovsky was a Soviet poet and writer, and chief editor of Novy Mir literary magazine from 1950 to 1954 and 1958 to 1970. During his editorship, the magazine published One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. He is best known for his epic poem Vasili Tyorkin.
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