Evgeny Mokhorev (Russia)
Dina and Misha, 2001
Silver Gelatin Print, Edition 5/20
18 x 18 inches (46 x 46 cm), signed and titled in pencil on back
Courtesy of John S. Parsley and Nancy Nolan Parsley, to benefit the Literacy Through Photography
learning program on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary
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Known for his portraits evoking the fragility and beauty of teenagers in highly classical formats,
Evgeny Mokhorev is a Russian photographer who has been widely exhibited in Russia and abroad.
In 1993, during the Perestroika years, he won the Discovery of the Year award at the First Russian
Photo Festival. In 1994 and 1998, he received a government grant for young artists, and in 1996,
he was nominated for the Photo Artist of the Year. His work is represented in the collections of
the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; State Russian Museum, St.
Petersburg; Moscow House of Photography; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach,
Florida; and Navigator Foundation, Boston. He was born in Leningrad in 1967. He began working
as a professional photographer in 1986, joining the famous Leningrad photo club Mirror one year
later. He has been a member of the Photographers Union of Russia since 1992. In 1997, he joined
the Union of Russian Artists. He lives and works in St. Petersburg.