Soviet Ukrainian painter. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. He was born on May 29, 1928 in Harbin (China). He graduated from the Odessa Art College (1952-1955). Teachers specializing in -A. Muchnik, D. Frumin, M. Todorov, M. Muzelmaher. He worked in the field of easel painting, a master of landscape. Zhurakovsky V.P. early period of his work – is an experimenter looking for an artist, basically it is about the works of the 60 -70-ies. This and his samples in a harsh style, and picturesque dialogues with contemporaries, primarily, with Alexander Attsmanchuk and Vladimir Vlasov. The work of this period today is a rarity. Zhurakovsky is a classic of the post-war Odessa school. Participated in republican and all-union exhibitions since 1955. Works are in Odessa HM, as well as in numerous private collections in Ukraine, Russia, the USA, Japan, Canada, France, etc. The main works: “With a catch” (1955); “Morning at the Port” (1957); “Noon” (1960); “Fresh Wind” (1961); “Soviet Ukraine” in the Odessa port “(1964),” Marine Infantry “(1976) and others. He died on September 19, 2001.
Photo: Zhurakovsky Victor Petrovich (1928-2001) “With the catch” 1956