Biography and informationEdit
Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.
Member of the Academy of Arts of Russia, member of the Board of the Moscow Union of artists, Chairman of the Association of Moscow sculptors.
Born in 1940 in Moscow. He graduated from the secondary art school and in 1964, the Moscow higher art-industrial school (former Stroganov). Since 1970 member of the Union of artists (MOSH). Participant of Moscow, all-Union and international art exhibitions and competitions.
Since 1971, is a member of many expert and artistic councils (urban Council chief architectural and planning administration of Moscow; experimental Council for sculpture of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, etc.).
- 1965 to 1968, he taught sculpture at MVHPU (former. Stroganov).
- Since 1967, has actively worked in the field of monumental-decorative and easel sculpture.
- I. P. Kazan has created a number of significant works including:
- mosaic for the building of the International post office in Moscow (1968);
- sculptural relief on the facade of the Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology, A. N. Of the USSR in Pushchino, Moscow region (1969-1972);
the monumental decoration of the building of the USSR Embassy in France (Paris): the mosaic on the facade of the building, a sculptural relief, and the floor in the main room (1974-1975);
- sculptural work for the embassies of the USSR in Morocco (Rabat, 1997), Mali (Bamako 1979), USA (new York 1976), Germany (Bonn, 1989);
the memorial sculptural composition on the building of the Arsenal of the Moscow Kremlin (1978);
sculptural lanterns for the Perm State drama theatre (1979);
- sculpture on the border of Russia and Belarus at the Minsk highway (1980);
- a sculpture for the headquarters of the international Maritime organization (London, 1982);
- the sculptural decoration of the building of Soviet science and culture in Berlin (1984-1988);
- relief on the building of the newspaper “Izvestia” in Moscow (1986);
sculptural decoration of winter gardens in the Grand Kremlin Palace (1986-1989);
- a set of sculptural elements in the St. George hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace (Moscow, 1989);
The emblem above the stage of the theater of drama and Comedy (Saratov, 1990);
- the figure of the monk Nikon of Radonezh Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow (1998)
For his contribution to Russian sculpture by I. P. Kazansky repeatedly awarded awards of the Moscow art Fund, the Council of Ministers, the trade unions etc.
His works are in the Tretyakov Gallery and in private collections in Russia and abroad.
Detailed biographical and bibliographical information is in the BIO – bibliographical dictionary of Russian artists, T-2, s-P 1995