Uzbyakov Yuriy

Moscow, Russia


1916 – 1982

Was born in 1916
In one of the March issues of the magazine “Crocodile” for 1932 the name Uzbiakov first appeared. The first cartoons were printed in the crocodile magazine when he was 16 years old. At that time he was an artist of the factory multiparty.

He graduated from the Moscow Art Institute named after Surikov, graphic department.
During the Great Patriotic War, he sent his drawings from the front.

In addition to a crocodile, he worked extensively and interestingly in the sports press. In the newspaper “Soviet Sport” he created a whole gallery of friendly cartoons for outstanding masters of sports. With the release of the children’s humorous magazine “Funny Pictures” he becomes his permanent author.

Yu. N. Uzbyakov – participant of many exhibitions of the Soviet caricature (both here and abroad), he is the author of illustrations for the books of K. Chukovsky, S. Marshak, A. Barto, S. Mikhalkov.

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