Russian artist Zufar Gimaev has died. About this reports Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan.
The Honored Artist of the Republic died on Tuesday, February 15, at the age of 71. The cause of death is not disclosed.
Zufar Gimaev was born on January 9, 1951 in the city of Namangan in the Uzbek SSR. He studied at the Kazan Art School and the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Repin, as well as in the creative workshop of the Academy of Arts of the USSR.
Gimaev’s paintings are stored in the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Surikov Museum of Fine Arts in Krasnoyarsk, the Saidashev Museum in Kazan and other galleries. His works are also in private collections in Russia and abroad.