Nar. hood. USSR (1963), full member AH the USSR (1954). Member of the CPSU since 1963. Studied at the Saratov art. the College (1929-31). Lived in Saratov, 1949 in Moscow. Participant of exhibitions since 1938. Monuments Of N. Chernyshevsky in Saratov (1953), Vladimir Mayakovsky (1958) and P. Tretyakov (1980) in Moscow, and Sergey Yesenin in Ryazan (1975), the memorial complex "Brest fortress" (1971, et al.) etc. The Winner Of The St. (1949, 1951) and Flax. (1959) St.
Born Alexander Kibalnikov in Orekhovo village in Saratov province. He studied at the picturesque Department of Saratov art College (1929-1932), and then moved to Moscow. Considered one of the most outstanding sculptors of the XX century, master of monumental and easel compositions. Creating a gallery is very expressive, psychologically acute and plastically accurate portraits of Russian cultural figures.
Widely known for its monuments: N. G. Chernyshevsky in Saratov (bronze, granite), opened in 1953; V. V. Mayakovsky in Moscow (bronze, granite), built in 1958; P. M. Tretyakov in front of the building of the State Tretyakov gallery in Moscow (granite), established in 1980. The appearance of the bronze figure of the poet-tribune on Triumfalnaya square in the capital was accompanied by a Grand festival; for a long time, along with the Polytechnical Museum, "Mayakovka" was a favorite place of poetry competitions for young poets. The monument to V. V. Mayakovskiy, A. P. Kibalnikov was awarded the Lenin prize (1959). The sculptor also participated in the creation of memorial complex "Brest hero-fortress" in Brest (Belarus), opened in 1971. Executed allegorical sculpture "Science" and "Progress" that were installed at the Exhibition of achievements of national economy (VDNKH), now all-Russian exhibition centre. Laureate of the State prize of the USSR (1949,1951).