Painters of Vitebsk

Artist – a magician, a big heart. It retrieves beauty finds freshness in all subordinates element.

Marc Chagall

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Biography

 

Durov Valery Pavlovich (27.03.1942, Dzerzhinsk, Gorky region, Russia – 20.06.2003, Vitebsk), Belarusian graphic artist. He graduated from Pavlov Art and Industrial College (1962). Valery Pavlovich became a participant of art exhibitions since 1974, a member of Belarusian Union of Artists in 1991. Lived in Vitebsk.

The artist worked in various techniques of easel graphics.

Among his major works are: «Lunch Break» (1976), «First Snow» (1980), «Winter Garden» (1980), «Flowers of Memory» (1985), «The Flowers of War» (1985), «Awakening» (1989), «Spring is Coming» (1989), «Open Window» (1989), «Old Smithy» (1990), «Frosty Morning» (1990), «Braslaw Distict» (1990), «Słabodka» (1990), «Floating Islands» (1990), «Requiem» (1990), «Mood» (1990), «Heritage» (1991), «The Church of the Intercession» (1991), triptychs «Echo» (1989), «Millennium Bridge» (1991) and others.

 

LITERATURE

Цыбульский, М. Л. Дуров Валерий Павлович / М. Л. Цыбульский // Регионы Беларуси : энцикл. : в 7 т. / редкол.: Т. В. Белова (гл. ред.) [и др.]. — Мн. : Беларус. Энцыкл. імя П. Броўкі, 2010. — Т. 2 : Витебская область. Кн. 1. — С. 414.