Eduard Gorokhovsky (1929-2004)

Biography
1929

Born on 12. June in Vinnitsa in the Ukraine

1948-54

Studies architecture at Odessa Institute of Engineering and Construction.
Studies drawing and painting at the evening classed of the Odessa School of Art.

1954

Moves to Novosibirsk and works as an architect.

1955

Contributes to his first group exhibition in Novosibirsk.

1956

Quits his job to become an artist. Engeges in studio graphic art. Meets the Siberian artist Nikolai Gritsyk.

1957

Illustrates his first book (illustrates more than 120 titles, mostly children’s books, by 1990)

1967

First one-man show at the Union of Artists in Novosibirsk.

1968

Admited into the Union of Artists.

1970

Meets the Moscow artist Victor Pivovarov and such other Conseptualists from the Stretensky Boulevard group
as Ilya Kabakov, Vladimir Yankilevsky, Ivan Chuikov and Eric Bulatov.

1973-1974

Moves to Moscow. Makes his first oil painting.

1977

Article on the artist in Norton Dodge and Alison Hilton’s New Art from the Soviet Union: The Known and the Unknown (Wachington DC)

From 1991 to 2004

Lives and works in Russia and Germany.