Copyright of all the
images in this virtual exhibition belongs to the artist.
Pastel on cardboard
Varnish on paper
Being 65 years old, Igor Kurkov saved exceptional optimistic and romantic mood. It is obviously seen in the most of his art pieces.
"...Art is the main meaning of life. Through art I'd like to express myself, my feelings and emotions at the moment. I create my own reality in which pace of modern life is pulsating..."
Antonovich Kurkov was born in 1936, in Rostov on the Don.
1961-1966 he attended the Rostov Art School to become a painter and water-colorist.
From 1966 he participated in art exhibitions.
1982 - Lvov Art Gallery
The art works of Kurkov are kept in many Art Galleries: in the
Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the galleries of Ashkhabad,
Lvov, Tiumen, Riga, Syktyvkar, Beshkek(Kirgistan), Petrozavodsk, Rostov on
the Don and also in private collections (Germany, Spain, USA, England, Switzerland,
France, Belgium, Japan, Finland).