Design/Illustration: Valery Barykin

Valery Barykin

There’s a lot of cool illustration and painting coming out of Russia these days and much of it seems to be influenced by American popular culture. I know nothing about this illustrator (no Wikipedia page yet and minimal web presence), other then he fuses old pin-up style illustration with 40’s and 50’s propaganda design. Some of his pin-ups are direct copies of existing art such as the Gil Elvgren girl below right. If anyone speaks Russian or knows anything about Valery Barykin (his/her name is even spelled a few different ways) please let me know. All I know is he’s pretty damn good.

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Posted on September 11, 2011, in Graphic Design, Painting and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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