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Yuri
Borisovich Boxer

Russia 
1953−2003
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Architect, designer, artist, schedule. Born in 1953 in Tashkent. He graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute. He worked as an architect (1977-1980). He created advertising posters at the Reklamfilm factory. He was the author of memorable posters for the films "Man and Woman", "Battleship" Potemkin "," Is It Easy to Be Young? "," Little Faith "and others.

Yuriy Boxer's poster, for the film “The Stalin's Funeral” by Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1991), was awarded the Grand Prix at the first International Advertising Festival in the ancient French city of Chomone (nomination “film poster” all over the world). Conceived by Alan Weil and Florence Robber as a celebration of modern printing art with mass dramatized processions, fireworks, balloon flights, the Advertising Festival puts the novelty of artistic ideas above, the mastery of performance. Suddenly, the almost unknown artist from Russia received the Grand Prix (for the first time in many years).

Yuriy Boxer participated in many exhibitions in Russia and abroad, including such as:

“Perestroika. Publicity. Democracy. Posters 1986-1989 "(Madison, USA, 1989-1991)," Political poster of the USSR "(Argentina, 1991)," Social poster of Russia "(USA, traveling exhibition, 1991-1992). In 1992, Boxer won the Grand Prix at the European Advertising Competition in Paris (category “Business to Business”). Since 1996, Yuriy Boxer worked as creative director of the Premier SV advertising agency.

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A graduate of the Moscow Architectural Institute, in 1992, Yuri Borisovich organized a design studio MATCHBOX. From 1996 he worked as creative director of the Premier SV advertising agency.

Repeated winner of competitions and festivals, including the Political Poster of the USSR (Argentina, 1991), Social Poster of Russia (USA, traveling exhibition 1991/92), Perestroika. Publicity. Democracy: Posters 1986-1989 (Madison, USA 1989/1991) EPICA-92 - European-wide advertising competition, category "Business to Business" (Paris, 1992, Winner), Moscow International Advertising Festival (1994, first place, second place) and many others. Since 1990, he has held 4 solo exhibitions. Academician of Russian advertising, he stood at the origins of the development of the Russian advertising business of a new wave, actively participated in the formation of new trends and trends in advertising.

Exhibitions, contests, festivals.

Russian Republican Film Poster Competition (Moscow, 1987, Second Prize, (First Prize was not awarded), Audience Award).

Kinoplakat countries of Eastern Europe (Berlin, Budapest, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, Warsaw 1988).

All-Union poster contest on the topic "AIDS" (Moscow, 1988, First Prize).

Cultural poster of Eastern European countries (Poster Museum, Poznan, Poland). Collective exhibition of works by artists of poster artists (Moscow, 1988).

All-Union poster competition on ecology (Moscow, 1989, incentive prize).

World Film Salon (Lodz, Poland, 1989).

Person. Nature. The future (Germany, 1989-1990).

The Art of Poster in the USSR “Window to Soviet Life” (San Diego, New York 1989-1991).

Restructuring. Publicity. Democracy: Posters 1986-1989 (Madison, USA 1989-1991).

Cultural poster of the USSR (Central Exhibition Pavilion, Moscow, 1990).

Contemporary art of the Soviet Union (Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Israel, Spain, Turkey, Yugoslavia, 1990).

Cultural poster of the USSR ("Stedelijk Museum", Amsterdam, 1990-1991).

Russian film poster (Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 1991).

Twenty years to the art of the Moscow poster (Exhibition Hall on Kuznetsky Most. Moscow, 1991). Restructuring. Publicity. 1986–1990 (Japan, 1991–1992).

World Festival of Posters (Chamon, France, 1991, First Prize).

Political poster of the USSR (Argentina, 1991).

Social poster of Russia (USA, traveling exhibition, 1991-1992).

Siemens-Nixdorf advertising poster competition (Moscow, 1992, First Prize).

EPICA-92, Pan-European advertising competition, category “Business to business” (Paris, 1992, Winner).

Triennale political poster in Mons (Belgium, 1992, third prize).

An exhibition of posters dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Amnesty International (Netherlands, 1992).

International Poster Poster Exhibition (Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA, 1993, First Prize).

Moscow International Advertising Festival (1994, first place, second place).

Biennale poster "Golden Bee" (1994, diploma from the Academy of Graphic Design of Russia).

Biennale of the poster "Golden Bee" (1996, diploma of the Academy of Graphic Design of Russia).

EPICA-96, All-European Advertising Competition, Social category.

Personal exhibitions:

Personal exhibition (Chelyabinsk, 1990).

Personal exhibition (Chaumont, France, 1992) Chaumont.

Personal exhibition together with A. Chantsev (Palazzo delle Esposizioni).

The exhibition at the National Library in Paris "Benedictine" (France, 1993).

Publications:

For the most part of the above exhibitions catalogs were published. Publications, including reproductions of the works “Advertising” (Moscow), “Cinema” (Moscow), “Sputnik” (Moscow), “Creativity” (Moscow), “Graphis” (Zurich), “U & LC” (New York), “ Journal of the AIGA "(New York)," Design Journal "(Seoul)," Capital "(Moscow)," Print "(New York)," BAT "(Paris)," Horizont "(Vienna)," D.M. ”(Paris),“ Werbung ”(Vienna-Berlin),“ Creativ Review ”(London),“ Libertion ”(Paris).

Jury and symposiums:

The Third International Film Festival (Chamonat, France, 1992).

International poster festival "Golden Bee" (Moscow, 1992).

Symposium “Graphic Design in a New World Order” (Huntington, West Virginia, USA, 1993).

Moscow International Advertising Festival (Moscow, 1995).

Moscow festival of advertising "Terem" (Moscow, 1995).

Photo Festival "Master-96" (Moscow).

Moscow International Advertising Festival (Moscow, 1996, chairman of the jury).

Invitations:

Poster event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Amnesty International (Amsterdam, 1992, 14 foreign participants).

Poster action "Benedictine" (Paris, National Library, 1993, 5 participants).

Poster event dedicated to the centenary of cinema (Cannes, France, 1995, 8 participants).

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