Gurov Evgeny Alexandrovich was born in Moscow in 1925 in the artist’s family. In 1943. joined the ranks of the Red Army. During the war, Private Gurov fought on the 4th Ukrainian Front and was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War 2 degrees, medals “For the Defense of Moscow”, “For Military Merit”, “For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.”, ” 40 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-45 “and others. After the war, E. Gurov worked as an artist in a large-circulation newspaper. Throughout his life he actively cooperated with the magazine “Crocodile”. Since 1956. E. Gurov – a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, and since 1960. – Member of the Union of Journalists of the USSR.
He was a participant in more than 80 all-Union, republican, Moscow and foreign exhibitions. Yevgeny Gurov was among the 106 best masters of international satirical graphics and among the top 10 caricaturists of the USSR. At the exhibition of the Honored Artist of the RSFSR Eugene A. Gurov, 50 works are presented: original drawings from the magazine Krokodil, posters Crocodile, a series of colored linocuts “Freedom to the people of Chile” – 1974-77, and “Ironical Mythology” – 1979-83. May 14, 1994 Eugene Alexandrovich Gurov was gone. At present, the famous works of his satirical graphics are in the funds of the culture of our Fatherland.
Museum of Russia