The Art of Dmitry Bukhrov
The tattoo artist Dmitry Bukhrov is a real master of the classical tattoo in Russia and painter widely known in the world.
His acquaintance with tattoo art began in 1989, when Dmitry get his first tattoo. Since then, he painted and constantly studied the works of the world's recognized tattoo artists in order to understand all the subtleties of this craft.
Dmitry has been professionally engaged into tattooing for over 10 years. He is one of the most sought-after masters of traditional tattooing in Russia. However, he became more famous not only by tattoos, but for paintings in the genre of naive art.
Dmitry has no art education, but his life has always been closely related to creativity. He drew always and everywhere, at one time he even painted ikons.
The most significant influence on the works of Dmitry has the acquaintance with the illustrator David Khaikin. The work in acrylic technique became one of the most striking and significant events in the artist's life.
Paintings by Bukhrov are filled with simple everyday wisdom, humor and self-irony. They successfully combine elements of different cultures, religious images, comic stories and motifs from our daily life. All this diversity is united by a unique author's handwriting and stylization.
Currently, art works by Dmitry Bukhrov are in private collections around the world, as well as presented in the exposition of the Moscow Museum of Naïve Art.