Leningrad, USSR

Graphic artist, lithographer

David Borovsky was a prominent graphic artist, active in Leningrad. From 1945-1952 he studied at Repin State Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of the USSR Academy of Fine Arts under K. Rudakov.

His graduation work was the series of illustrations Maxim Gorky.

He began exhibiting in 1952 and participated in major art exhibitions in the USSR.

Borovsky illustrated books for Goslitizdat, Detgiz and Iskusstvo publishing houses.

His most known works in book illustration are: Compositions by I. Turgenev (1954-55), Mountain Nest by Mamin-Sibiriak (1955), Who Lives Well in Russia? by N. Nekrasov (1960), etc. Borovsky created the series of color lithographs: Leningrad Choreography School (1955), V.I. Lenin (1957) and works in book illustration, a series of color monotypes (1961-1963).

He produced a famous series of lithographs depicting the workers of the electricity industry.


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