Author: Igor Shurov

Exhibition of paintings in the medical center “Am Spreeboden” (Berlin, 2021)

Lockdown with its own rules and restrictions has changed the life of each of us. It would seem like a retreat to all creative plans. But still, we managed to implement one long-standing creative idea. The management of the Berlin clinic “Am Spreeboden” wished to place the paintings of the artist Igor Shurov in this medical center for a certain period to delight the visitors of the center with creativity. At the moment, the exhibition is open, and Berliners have the opportunity to admire the bright work of the Ukrainian artist Igor Shurov.
Thanks to the organizer of the creative event Michael Saposchnikow.

We declare now officially: the cartoon is created.

4 May 2021. The animated film “Slowns”, based on the book of the same name by Igor Shurov, acquaints viewers with the life, holidays and everyday life, habits, and traditions of fictional eccentric creatures – slowns, who live happily on the shore of the Crystal Sea, in the city that they call themselves Verkhniy Makedonsk.

The author is at the same time a poet, an artist, and a storyteller, and also a kind, educated, and intelligent person. Only such a person could come up with the bright world of slowns, who are, in fact, in many ways similar to their author. Shurov is not only the author of stories but also of drawings for them.
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“Colors of the Rainbow” at the VHS Forum in Münster, Germany

December, 2018
The year 2018 was a fruitful year for the artist Igor Shurov – he has got three exhibitions in Germany.
A few months after the exhibition at the Klinik Maria Frieden Telgte, the VHS Forum Münster gallery welcomed the works of the Ukrainian artist. The exhibition “Colors of the Rainbow” lasted from 10/29/2018 to 12/02/2018. Continue reading ““Colors of the Rainbow” at the VHS Forum in Münster, Germany”

Exhibition of paintings in Vinnitsa

Exhibition of paintings in Vinnitsa

November 7, in Vinnytsya in Gallery XXI, the opening of the exhibition of paintings “IZHORACIA” * Igor Shurov, poet and artist was held.

* Once during an interview, Igor Shurov, quoting the poet Horace, uttered the phrase “Once I read from Horace … (iz Horaсia – on russian)”. He was so pleased with the sound of the last two words “from Horace (izGoraсia)”, that before continuing, he noted: “What a good word it turned out -” some kind of izGoraсia “. So there was a new word, which later became the “out-of-the-genre” genre of the entire work of Igor Shurov, including painting.

Exhibition in “Vozdvizhenka Arts House”

Exhibition in “Vozdvizhenka Arts House”

October 10, 2017 in Kiev in the gallery “Vozdvizhenka Arts House” was an exhibition presentation of Igor Shurov “The Slowns in the Gallery.” In addition to the book, an exhibition of the original pastels of the author was presented at the exhibition, reproductions of which served as illustrations to the book.
The partner of the event was the large distributor of polymer materials company “Plastics-Ukraine”.

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Igor Shurov “Slowns” in Vinnitsa

Igor Shurov “Slowns” in Vinnitsa

June 22, in his native Vinnitsa, in the gallery “XXI” the author’s presentation of the book “Slowns” was held with a sold-out.
The well-known Vinnytsa residents took part in the presentation: Grigory Sirotyuk, Victor Bayrak, Marina Revenko, Natalia Buzhinetskaya, Alexander Shemet, Alexander Nemchenko, as well as actors of the theater “Ptakha” and the theater “BO!”

Premiere of the book “Slown’s”on the Book Arsenal

May 18, 2017 at the VII International Festival “Book Arsenal” premiered the book of the artist, poet and storyteller Igor Shurov “The Slown’s. Chronicles of a non-human kind in stories and illustrations. ” The “Slown’s” were warmly received by the public and aroused serious interest among journalists.

The publisher of the book – Publishing House Fund for Cultural Initiatives ArtHuss, Kiev

More in detail, what kind of book is this and what animals are these “slown’s”, in – the interview of the author: Igor Shurov: “The book must be full of magical confusion. As autumn. “ (russian)