Egor Zigura

Egor Zigura

Kyiv, Ukraine

About Egor Zigura

Born in Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) in 1984, Egor Zigura currently lives and works in Kyiv.

The artist creates sculptures, installations, and art objects.

As a sculptor, Egor Zigura seeks to explore the legacy of the classical antiquity. His sculptures combine canonical forms with contemporary notions, highlighting the issue of identity in the multicultural world, consumerism, ecological challenges, and other problems of the global society. Egor works both with traditional and with contemporary materials. His arsenal includes bronze, metal and polyester. His works have won acclaim on the international level: they have been represented at international auctions (Phillips, Sotheby’s) and participated in art fairs (Spectrum Miami, Kölner Liste, Tokyo International Art Fair, Volta Basel, and more).

Egor Zigura’s sculptures were acquired by numerous private and public collections, including Zenko Foundation (Ukraine), Abramovych Foundation (Ukraine), Brovdi Foundation (Ukraine), and Stedley Art Foundation (Ukraine). His sculptures can be found in private collections in Denmark, France, Portugal, the UK, Singapore, the USA, Japan, China and Italy. His sculptures have been exhibited in many public spaces, including the Abramovych Sculpture Park (Kyiv), Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, A2 clinic (Dnipro).

Education

He graduated from Taras Shevchenko Art School in 2003, from the Department of Sculpture of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in 2009, and from the graduate program of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in 2012. He taught sculpture and graphic art at the Karpenko-Kary Kyiv National University. A member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine.

Events

AUCTIONS:

Phillips. NEW NOW, 15.08.2020, London, UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 27.02.2019, New York

Phillips. NEW NOW, 05.12.2018, London, UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 11.04.2018, London, UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 07.12.2017, London, UK

Sotheby's. RUSSIAN PICTURES, 28.11.2017, London, UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 19.09.2017, London, UK

Sotheby's. RUSSIAN PICTURES, 06.06.2017, London UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 06.04.2017, London, UK

Phillips. NEW NOW, 28.02.2017, New York, USA

Phillips. NEW NOW, 8.12.2016, London, UK

Golden section. AUCTION 31 CLASSIC UNDERGROUND CONTEMPORARY, 29.11.16, Kyiv, Ukraine

Phillips. NEW NOW, 20.09.2016, New York, USA

Phillips. NEW NOW, 13.04.2016, London, UK

Golden section. AUCTION 26 CLASSIC & CONTEMPORARY ART
17.03.2015, Kyiv, Ukraine

ART FAIRS:

2018
Kölner Liste, V Gallery, Cologne, Germany

Art Palm Beach, Art & Art Gallery, NewNow.Gallery, Miami, USA

2017
Spectrum Miami, NewNow Gallery&Osorio Art GalleryUkraine, Miami, USA

Málaga '17, Malaga, Spain

International Art Fair Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

2016
ARTROOMS international Contemporary Art Fair, London, UK

2015
VII Great Sculpture Salon 2015, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013
IV Fine Art Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

2012
Great Sculpture Salon 2012, Kyiv, Ukraine

2010
Great Sculpture Salon, Kyiv, Ukrainian House

Exhibitions


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

Genezis, Dancing House Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Kyiv Investment Forum 2019, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv

Undisturbed silence, Portal 11, Kyiv

BIFRONTE, Gallery Spazio GIOELE CHI, Castell'Arquato, Italy.

BIFRONTE, Des Dominicains Gallery, Nice, France.




2018



Small, Wintry, Sculptural Triptych Art, Kyiv

More than sculpture, Art Ukraine Gallery, Kyiv





2017



Private Collection. Contemporary Ukrainian Artists, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv (catalog)

BIFRONTE, (together with Nikita Zigura), Triptych Gallery, Kyiv

3D. SCULPTURE VECTOR, Art center Chocolate House, Kyiv (catalog)

BIFRONTE, (together with Nikita Zigura) ArtUnity gallery, Granada, Spain

All-Ukrainian Triennial of Sculpture 2017, Central House of Artists, Kyiv (catalog)

ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Symbols boundless steppe, Ivan Honhсar Muzeum, Kyiv

BIFRONTE (together with Nikita Zigura), Palazzo Pallavicino, Parma, Italy




2016



GOGOLFEST, Festival of Contemporary Art, Art-Works platform, Kyiv

Recipe for Utopia, Institute of Contemporary Art, (catalog), Kyiv

Art for Life, Art Arsenal, Kyiv (catalog)



2015



Festival of contemporary art by young artists, FELDMAN ART PARK 2015, Kharkiv, Ukraine

RATIO OF INDEPENDENCE, America House Kyiv, Kyiv

The practice of change, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kyiv

# INSTAART, Gallery Art Collection, Kyiv

Be a place, Intercontinental Hotel, Kyiv

Art Twins, Taras Shevchenko National Museum, Kyiv





2014



Spring wind. New Land, Land Art Festival, Kyiv

Civil mysticism, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kyiv (catalog)

Fire of love. Dedication of the Maidan, Center for Contemporary Art M17, Kyiv

All-Ukrainian Triennial of Sculpture - 2014, Central House of Artists, Kyiv (catalog)





2013



Sculpture exhibition, with R. Saenko graphics, Mytets Gallery, Kyiv

Industrial Eden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kyiv (catalog)





2012



Aftertoday, Solo exhibition, Central House of Artists, Kyiv

GOGOLFEST, Festival of Contemporary Art, metal factory, Kyiv





2011



Dvovymir, Solo exhibition, with Nikita Zigura, Hetman Museum, Kyiv

M17- LAB is painting dead?, Contemporary art center M17, Kyiv

All-Ukrainian Triennial of Sculpture, Central House of Artists, Kyiv (catalog)





2008



All-Ukrainian Triennial of Sculpture, Central House of Artists, Kyiv (catalog)





2007



Spring wind, Land art festival, Kyiv

GOGOLFEST, Festival of Contemporary Art, Art Arsenal, Kyiv

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