Mikhailovich Zlatkovsky

Russia • Moscow • born in 1944

Biography and information

Mikhail Mikhailovich Zlatkovsky.
The official biography.

Honored Artist of Russia, member of the Union of Artists of the USSR and Russia since 1988, member of the Union of Journalists of the USSR and Russia since 1985, nominated in 2000 for the title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

For thirty years Mikhail Zlatkovsky has been a leading artist not only in the USSR and Russia, but also in world culture. He has a unique collection of international and national awards in many genres of fine art - in poster, caricature, animation, graphics, book and magazine illustrations, media design.
Mikhail Zlatkovsky has about 150 prizes, including more than forty Main Prizes. He is the only artist in the world who has the sum of the Main Prizes at the largest exhibitions in the world - in Montreal (Canada) - 1973, 1981, 1987, Gabrovo (Bulgaria) - 1987, Legnice and Zielona Gora (Poland) - 1981, Angle (France) - 1992, Knokke-Heist - 1973, 1985, Kruskhoutem (Belgium) - 1986, Friedrichstade (Norway) - 1987, Vercelli - 1987, 1989, Bordigheri - 1981, 1997, Cuneo - 1993, Trento - 1990, Forte dei Marmi , 1987 (all in Italy), Istanbul (Turkey) - 1981, Tehran (Iran) - 1993, Taiwan -2000, South Korea - 2000. He won many First Prizes in the USSR and Russia - in Yerevan, Almaty, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg ge, Voronezh, Kaliningrad, Rostov, Moscow.
Mikhail Zlatkovsky is thirty prizes ahead of the holder of the current Guinness Book record and only the political conditions that existed in the country until 1991 do not allow him to officially take first place in the book of records - in the years 70-80 the artist often did not even know about his new prizes because of the existing ones. restrictions on the transmission and receipt of information.

Mikhail Zlatkovsky - a world famous artist and public figure:
- he was the founder and first President of the Union of Cartoonists of the USSR and is now Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Union of Cartoonists of Russia,
- elected in 1988 as Vice President of the All-European Union of Cartoonists,
- For ten years, is the editor of the world's only professional cartoon magazine on cartoons "Witty World",
- Honorary member of the Union of Cartoonists and Artists of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania,
- Full member of the French Academy of Humorous Arts, the Academy of Authorities in St. Petersburg and the International Academy of Pedagogy,
- he has a large number of solo exhibitions abroad - in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Canada, Malta, Poland, USA, Turkey, Switzerland, France and Yugoslavia, Armenia, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania,
- more than anyone among the artists of the USSR and Russia was elected a member and President of the jury of international competitions in the USSR, Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, USA, Turkey, France and Yugoslavia,
- regularly participated in lectures at international conferences and symposiums devoted to contemporary problems of art in Canada, Italy, Poland, France, the USA, Turkey, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia.
And finally, Mikhail Zlatkovsky was recognized as the “Best Artist of All Time” in a caricature as a result of an opinion poll among professionals from around the world conducted by the sociological department of the Freedom Forum organization and Witty World magazine in 1992-1993. In this list, he ranks first in four categories, significantly ahead of all artists (so the second artist from Russia in this list takes only 12th place).