Viktor Pivovarov

Пивоваров, Виктор Дмитриевич

Painter, graphic artist

Born Moscow, 14 January 1937

 

Victor Pivovarov studied from 1951 to 1957 at the Kalinin Industrial Art School and from 1957 to 1962 at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute where he graduated as a book illustrator and designer. He worked as an illustrator, primarily of childrenís books and children's magazines such as Veselye Kartinki and Murzilka. Pivovarovís studio was not far from Sretensky Boulevard, were the studios of other artists like Ilia Kabakov Erik Bulatov and Oleg Vassiliev, Ulo Sooster, Ernst Neizvestny, and Vladimir Yankilevsky. All these artists met frequently and discussed their works. In this surrounding, sometimes called the Sretensky Boulevard Group, the formation of the Moscow Conceptualist School took place and Pivovarov became part of it. In 1982, Pivovarov emigrated to Prague, where he now lives. 

 

1973

 

1976-78

   

 

1980

 

1982

 

1989

 

 

1990-91

 

 

1993

 

1996

 

2000

 

2001

 

 

2004