Victor Bogorad

(RU), 2020 Artwork specially created for this exhibition

Was born 1949 in Leningrad. Has finished LETI. The first publication – 1973 in magazine “Aurora”. The first international award – in 1974, Skoplje (Yugoslavia). In total has 20 international awards (Italy, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Poland etc.) It was published in a press of Germany, the USA, Israel, Estonia, the CIS. It is awarded by the national professional award «Gold Ostap» in 1992. With 1975 on 1985 was the secretary of Club of the Leningrad caricaturists. Has published 5 books in the Samizdat (1980-1985), «Bitte recht freundlich» 1987, 1990, Eulenspiegel, Berlin, «Such affairs» 1991 “Lyres” of SPb, “Nuance” 1996, “Ford” of SPb.

Personal exhibitions:1989 “Gallery 10-10” Leningrad, 1990 Zurich and 1991 Schwyz (Switzerland). As a part of group of caricaturists participated in two exhibitions «NJET PROBLEM!» In Germany: Munich (1995) and Berlin (1996). Many caricatures are in private collections of Germany, Switzerland, the USA. The participant of an exhibition of a caricature “Confrontation” in the State Russian museum in 1996. Some years worked as the artist on carnivals in Nice (France). In 2005 left film BBC about V.Bogorade. “Gorod812 (Citi812)”,” Day (Kiev)  works as the artist-caricaturist in newspapers».

The last 10 years, participating in international exhibitions, as a member of the jury. Over the past four years has organized four international exhibitions in St. Petersburg. Since 2008, together with Sergei Samonenko publishes a series of albums “Gallery artists caricature.” Issued for 26 albums. In 2017 he was awarded the title of Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts.


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