The author of the Peace Dove monument in Sumgait Vagif Nazirov has died, APA’s local bureau reports.
The author of the Peace Dove monument having turned into a symbol of Sumgait City, sculptor, the Honoured arts worker Vagif Nazirov has died at the age of 80.
Note that V. Nazirov was born in 1940. He graduated from the Azerbaijan Art College named after Azim Azimzade, and the Art Academy in Tbilisi. And his acquaintance with Sumgait City started in 1968. He was invited to work in Sumgait City in the position of the chief artist, and he devoted 50 years of his life to beautification and accomplishment of this city.