President of the Russian Academy of Arts

Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO

Muralist, painter, sculptor

Director of the Moscow Museum of modern art 
Director of the Tsereteli art Gallery 

The author of more than 5000 works of painting, graphics, sculpture, monumental-decorative art (murals, mosaics, murals) and other. As a muralist, has issued a number of major institutions, such as the Lenin memorial in Ulyanovsk, a hotel complex in Izmailovo, the resort town of Adler, the Park "Riviera" in Sochi, the Palace of trade unions in Tbilisi, a New stage of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow and other. Has Created many monuments, among them the "Friendship forever" in Moscow, "Good defeats Evil" in front of the UN building in new York "The birth of the New Man" in Seville, "To Destroy the wall of mistrust" in London, the Monument to Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya in Ruza and other.

State award:
Hero of Socialist labor (1991) 
Winner of the Lenin prize (1976) - for the spatial and decorative solution of the children's zone of the resort town in Adler (1973) 
Laureate of state prizes of the USSR
(1970 - for mosaic compositions of Lenin memorial in Ulyanovsk (1969) and The Palace of trade unions of Tbilisi (1969 -1970)
1983 - for participation in creation of hotel complex "Izmailovo " in Moscow (1980) and Russia (1996) - for the memorial complex "Victory Monument in the great Patriotic war (1941-1945)" on Poklonnaya hill in Moscow (1990-1995)
Order of peoples Friendship (Russia, 1994) 
Order of merit for the Fatherland III degree, II degree, I degree, IV degree (Russia, 1996, 2006, 2010, 2014)


Foreign awards and titles:
Full member of the European Academy of arts and Sciences (2009) 
Foreign corresponding member of The French Academy of fine arts (2002) 
Corresponding member of the Royal Academy of fine arts of San Fernando in Madrid (Spain, 1998) 
Honorary Professor of the BROCKPORT University of fine arts (USA, 1979) 
Foreign member of the National Academy of arts of Ukraine (2011) 
Member Of The International Academy (2016) 

Picasso prize winner (1994) 
Medal "vermeille" ( the highest award of the city of Paris for her contribution to culture and the arts, 1998) 
Chevalier of The honorary cross "Combatant volunteer" of the Association of veterans of the French Resistance (2000) 
Order Of Gabriela Mistral (Chile, 2002) 
Officer of the Order of arts and literature (France, 2005) 
Chevalier Of the Legion of Honor of France (2010) 
Gold medal of Honor of the national society of arts (2010) 
The international award Giuseppe Sciacca (Italy, 2011) 
Prize "for life in art-2012" (Roman Academy of fine arts, 2011) 
Cross of the order Of civil merit (Spain, 2012) 
Honorary badge "Golden age" (Ministry of culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, 2012) 
Imperial Order Of St. Anne. (Russian Imperial House, 2013) 
UNESCO medal "Five continents" (2014) 
Advisor on international cooperation of the national Museum of fine arts of China (2015)
Honorary civil order-Silver star "70 years of the great Victory" (2015) 
The award of the European scientific and industrial chamber "For his great contribution to the art" (2015) 
"Honorary cross of culture and art "For contribution to the world fine arts and humanization of mankind "albert Schweitzer Society" (2015)
Order Of Carl Faberge (2016)
Honorary award of the Republic of Bulgaria-a Memorial sign "1150 anniversary of the baptism of Bulgarians." (2016). 

Awards and titles of constituent entities of the Russian Federation:
Honorary sign Of the Governor of Tver region "For the benefit of the land of Tver" (2016) 
Honored artist of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic (2016) 
Badge "For merits in the development of culture and art" IPA CIS (2016)
Medal "In memory of the 110th anniversary of Musa Jalil" (2016)
Honorary worker of education of the Russian Federation (2017)