Egor Zigura

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

The artist creates sculptures, installations, and art objects. 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.

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).

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

 

2020

AfterToday, Premier Vip Lounge Boryspil International Airport, Kyiv

 

 
2019 
 
 
Contemporary Ukranian Art of 1985 - 2015 from Private Collection, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv
 
Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
 
Genezis, Dancing House Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
 
Modern Ukrainian Symbolism and Mikhail Vrubel, National Museum of Kyiv Art Gallery, Kyiv

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 InstituteKyiv (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 KyivKyiv

The practice of change, Institute of Contemporary ArtKyiv

# INSTAART, Gallery Art CollectionKyiv

Be a place, Intercontinental HotelKyiv

Art Twins, Taras Shevchenko National MuseumKyiv

 

 

2014

 

Spring wind. New Land, Land Art Festival, Kyiv

Civil mysticism, Institute of Contemporary ArtKyiv (catalog)

Fire of love. Dedication of the Maidan, Center for Contemporary Art M17Kyiv

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

 

 

2013

 

Sculpture exhibition, with R. Saenko graphics, Mytets GalleryKyiv

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

 

 

2012

 

Aftertoday, Solo exhibition, Central House of ArtistsKyiv

GOGOLFEST, Festival of Contemporary Art, metal factoryKyiv

 

 

2011

 

Dvovymir, Solo exhibition, with Nikita Zigura, Hetman MuseumKyiv

M17- LAB is painting dead?, Contemporary art center M17Kyiv

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 ArsenalKyiv