The sculpture of the cult rock musician Viktor Tsoi was installed on November 20, 2010 in front of the building of the Altai State Pedagogical University, in the center of Barnaul, not far from the railway station.
The figure of a musician with a guitar in his hands seems to grow out of a stone stele. Above his head stretches a kind of semicircle, symbolizing "the light of a star called the Sun." Sculptor - Sergey Kulgachev.
Funds for the creation of the monument were collected at the expense of concerts in support of the project, private contributions and sponsors. The project was initiated by Alexander Starygin, a famous Barnaul athlete, businessman, public figure.