Yuri Pavlovich Shvets

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Yuri Pavlovich Shvets (Russian: Юрий Павлович Швец; born in Poltava 1902 – 1972) was a Soviet cinematic artist, famous for art and scenery especially of fantasy and science-fiction films.

As a youth, Shvets held several jobs, then studied at and graduated from both the Music and Drama Institute of Mykola Lysenko and the Arts Institute in Kiev[1] .[2]

The scientific accuracy of Shvets' work was praised by the Russian rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky when the two met in 1934.[1]

Shvets did artwork for over fifty films,[1] including:


  1. ^ a b c И. Ломакина (1975):Валерий Кленов НА ПОДХОДАХ К ЖАНРУ at Fandom.ru, reproduced from Техника-молодежи.- ╧ 4.- С. 40-42.
  2. ^ В. Кленов (1981): ЗОЛОТЫЕ ЯБЛОКИ И ПРОСПЕКТ ГАГАРИНА НА ЛУНЕ У истоков космической живописи at Fandom.ru, reproduced from Техника-молодежи.- ╧ 5.- С. 10-11, 21.