Igor Ustinov

the sculptur

Igor Ustinov

For the past 36 years his art has been exhibited in many European countries, including Russia and North America. He has landmark public sculptures, in England, France, Switzerland, and Bulgaria…. he is also renowned for being the author of “the Benois de la Danse” award the ballet Oscar at the Bolshoi Theatre named by Igor in tribute to his international multicultural ascendancy of at least 50 artists summarized as the Benois family.

Igor, was born in 1956 in London, also the son of two artists, his father Sir Peter Ustinov and his mother the Canadian actress Suzanne Cloutier, his childhood and education covered several countries, he finally Mastered in Art at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris with César Baldaccini, called “César” - one of the most famous French sculptor and representative of the "New Realism" simultaneously he became Bachelor in Biology at University Paris VII and studied singing at the conservatory, he is a trained (Bass Bariton).

Igor Ustinov is co-founder of the Ustinov Institute Vienna, and the Ustinov foundation in Frankfurt he is the standing CEO since 2004 also in 2015 he founded the Ustinov prejudice awareness internet forum, and more ventures…….

Despite his diversity of interests his nature and passion remains in his art work

 

 

 

Igor Ustinov
Artist, sculptor, inventor
British and Canadian citizenship, born in London the 30.04.1956
Studied in serval countries mostly France and Switzerland
Graduated in 1980 with the superior diploma in Arts from the Paris “Beaux Arts”
and simultaneously,from the University of Paris 7 with an MPO of science and Biology
and in 1979 from the Paris Rachmaninoff music conservatory in Opera singing.
Based in Paris from 1975 to 2004 currently based in Switzerland


One man shows – personal exhibitions.
1981:

- Art Expo colosseum New-York
USA
- Paul Richard Foundation – Paris/France
1982:
- Cultural Center « Gralin » - Nantes/France
- Sonia Zannetatacci Gallery – Geneva/Switzerland
1983:
- Beaux-Arts Museum – Nancy/France
1984:
- Steinrother Gallery – Munster/Germany
- Kunsthalle Museum – Darmstadt/Germany
1985:
- Etienne de Causans Gallery – Paris/France
- Industrial Society Museum – Mulhouse/France
1986:
- Etienne de Causans Gallery – Paris/France
1987:
- Steinrother Gallery – Munster/Germany
1988:
- EOLIA Gallery – Paris/France
1989:
- “3rd District Paris Town Hall”- Paris/France
1990:
- Leython House Museum – London/UK
1993:
- Manoir de Cologny Museum – Geneva/Switzerland
1994:
- Alternative Gallery -Montreux/Switzerland
1995/1996:
- Felix Vercel Gallery – Paris/France
1997:
- Beaux-Arts Gallery – Bath/UK
- Mae d’Agua Museum – Lisbon/Portugal
- Christian Zeller fine Art Gallery – Berne/Switzerland
- Frank Pages Art Gallery – Baden-Baden/Germany
1998:
- Art International Gallery – St Moritz/ Switzerland
1999:
- Adler/Piaget Gallery – Gstaad/Switzerland
- Chalet Muri Gallery – Berne/Switzerland
- Bodenschatz Gallery – Basel/Switzerland
- Art Banking UBS – London/UK
2000:
- Sparda Bank – Stuttgart/Germany
- “Casal Soleric” Museum – Palma de Maillorca/Spain
2001:
- Bodenschatz Gallery – Basel/Switzerland
- Debelyme Gallery – Paris/France
- “Roth Hauss” Igor Ustinov exhibition “Swan wealth management” - Deutsche Bank - Frankfurt/Germany
2002:
- Art Space Mariaunaud – Paris/France
- Conrad Gallery – Frankfurt/Germany
2003:
- Contemporary Art gallery- Zurich/Switzerland
- Finter Bank Gallery – Zurich/Switzerland
- Bondenschatz Gallery – Basel/ Switzerland
2004:
- LGT Bank – Berlin/Germany
- LGT Bank – Hamburg/Germany
2005:
- LGT Bank - München/Germany
- LGT Bank – Stuttgart – Solitüde /Germany
- LGT Bank – Köln/Germany
2006:
- Schloss Garath Museum – Düsseldorf/Germany
- Conrad Gallery Frankfurt/Germany
- De Gorski gallery Geneva/Switzerland
2007:
- Gudula Blum Gallery - Frankfurt/Germany
2008:
- Daniel Jibert Gallery – Paris/France
- Mimesis Gallery – Geneva/Switzerland
2009:
- Jean Louis Dannant Gallery -Paris/France
2010:
- Beaux Regard Gallery -Montreux/switzerland
- Jean Louis Dannant Gallery – Paris/France
2011:
- Flon Gallery – Lausanne/Switzerland
- Dutko Gallery – Paris/France
- Art in the Park – Baur au lac Park – Zurich/Switzerland
- Bugnol Art Space – Grandvaux/ Switzerland
2012:
- Plexus Gallery Montreux/Switzerland
- Murillo Gallery Montreux/Switzerland
- Dutko Gallery Paris/France
2013:
- Dutko Gallery – Barnes – Paris/France
2014:
- Fondation de l’estrée – Ropraz/Switzerland
- Commertz Bank Art Space – Frankfurt/Germany
2015:
- Gershon Gallery – Zurich/Switzerland
- Gershon Gallery – Vienna / Austria
2016:
- Gershon Gallery – Wien/ Austria
- Petit Manoir Art – Morges/Switzerland
- Art Dinasty Gallery – Geneva/Switzerland
- Art Guest « Les Baux de Provence » / France
2017:
- Retrospective “Igor Ustinov” Popa Museum – Porrentruy/Switzerland
- Royal Savoy Gardens -Lausanne/ Switzerland
2018:
- Nicoletta Rusconi Art projects – Milano/Italy
2019:
- St’Art gallery - Geneva/Switzerland
- Palazzo Contarini Polignac - Biennale – Venice/ Italy

 

Group shows – collective exhibitions
1979:

- Wash’Art 79 Bruno Roulant Gallery – Washington D.C/USA
- Poole fine Art Gallery – Art Basel – Basel/Switzerland
1980:
- Schlesinger Boisante Gallery – New-york/ USA
- Wash’Art 80 -Whashington D.C/USA
- Poole fine Art Gallery – Art Basel – Basel/Switzerland
- “British Artist” Boston/USA
- Art Expo West – Los Angeles/USA
1985:
- Contemporary Sculptures - Sens Museum – Sens/France
1986:
- Thot exhibition/Award – CIBA -Geigy – Paris/France
1987:
- Cultural Center Boulogne-Billancourt/France
- EOLIA Gallery « SAGA » -Paris/France
- Sculpture Gallery – “100 Bronzes”- Paris/France
1988:
- “2000 years of Animal sculpture” Melun Museum – Melan/France
- EOLIA Gallery “SAGA”- Paris/France
- Brive “October Salon” – Brive/France
- MAC 2000 – Grand Palais – Paris/France
1989:
- “Sculpture Symposium“ – Rouen/France
- Museum of Arts – Melan/France
- “Sculpture Salon” – Levallois/France
1990:
- FIAC – EOLIA Gallery – Grand Palais – Paris/France
1991:
- Valois Gallery – Paris/France
1993:
- “Grands et Jeunes d’Aujourd’hui“ - Grand Palais – Paris/France
1995:
- “Salon de Mars“ -Grand Palais – Paris/France
- Franck Pages Gallery – Frankfurt/Germany
1996:
- “Honorary Guest“ Rueil – Malmaison Art exhibition - Rueil-Malmaison/France
1980:
- Dielman Gallery – Brusells/ Belgium
- Peters Gallery – Art Fair – Gent/Belgium
- “Naturaliste Artists” Natural Museum Paris/France
1999:
- “Passion d’Homme” Quai Branly – Paris/France
2000:
- «1000 Témoins de la Paix» UNESCO – Paris/France
2002:
- Sculpture Symposium Morges – Morges/Switzerland
- Galeria del Leone – Giudecca Venice/ Italy
2003:
- “Sculptors” ‘Fondry Landowski Bagnolet /France
2005:
-“L’Art à la ferme” Art & Object Gallery – Vaud/Switzerland
2006:
-Biennale de Rue – Rue/Switzerland
2007:
-Stemphli Gallery – Lausanne/Switzerland
2008:
-MAG 2008 – Montreux/Switzerland
2009:
-L’Estrée foundation – Ropraz/Switzerland
2011:
-“Art with a View“ - Vevey/Switzerland
2012:
- “Art Passion” Sculptures – Geneva/Switzerland
-Biennale de Sculpture de Montreux/Switzerland
-Gallery Dutko/ Barnes Neuilly sur Seine/France
2013:
-Chalet Muri Gallery – Berne/Switzerland
2014:
-Art Festival des Alpilles – Aix/France
2015:
-Art Paris – Paris/France
2019:
-Biennale de Sculpture de Montreux/Switzerland
-MAG 2019 – Montreux/Switzerland
2020:
-Gallery St’Art -Geneva/Switzerland


Permanent Collections
Benois Family Museum – St Petersburg/Russia
EPAL Museum – Lisbon/Portugal
Dieppe Museum – Dieppe/France
UBS – Collection/Zurich
Buhl Collection – New-York/USA


Public and/or Private Sculptures
Monumental Sculptures

- 1989 “Création“, 270 cm – Le Perreux/France
- 1990 « Subsistance“, 710 cm – Paris/France
- 1993 “Eclaire ce que tu aimes sans toucher à son Ombre“, 560cm Vandoeuvre/Switzerland
- 1994 “Nana“, 270 cm – Meursault/France
- 1994 “Le Rêve d’Euclide“, 470 cm – Levallois/France
- 1995 “Latitude“, 320 cm – Cologny/Geneve/Switzerland
- 1996 “Hopefully”, 330 cm – Bath/ UK
- 1999 “Ombre et Silhouette”, 320 cm Pont Leveque/France
- 2000 “Attachement“, 290 cm Pont Leveque/France
- 2000 “Éleve toi“, 770cm Versoix/Geneva/Switzerland
- 2001 “Silhouette“, 270cm Montreux/ Switzerland
- 2004 “Open Mind“, 360cm Luzern/Switzerland
- 2005 “Pied de Biche“, 200 cm Bern/Switzerland
- 2006 “Pied de Biche“, 200cm Ouchy/Switzerland
- 2007 “Pied de Biche“, 200cm Sophia/Bulgaria
- 2007 “Attachement“, 290 cm Rue/Switzerland
- 2008 “Pied de Biche“, 200 cm Tel-Aviv/ Israel
- 2009 “Aliance“, 380 cm St Prés/Switzerland
- 2012 “A Dieu“, 360 cm – Lausanne/Switzerland
- 2019 “Ange de Neyruz“. 610 cm Neyruz/Switzerland
Created Awards
- 1988 - 1994 "Grand Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris" - Paris/France
- 1989 Science Academy Sword for Professor Tubiana - Paris/France
- 1989 Beaux Arts Academy Sword for Sir Peter Ustinov - Paris/France
- 1991-2020 “Prix Benois de la Danse” Bolshoi/Moscow/Russia - Paris/Berlin/Stuttgart/ Varsaw
- 1999 -2004 "Capital IT" - Paris/France
- 2000 "Cinéma Vérité"- Paris - Geneva - Berlin - Dubai
- 2000-2007 "Tremplin Entreprise" Senate/Paris/France
- 2014-2020 "Hussard de la Littérature" - Paris/France
- 2015 "Benois - Massine de la Danse" - Positano/Italy
Inventions
- 1987 “Shadow of the Eiffel Tower” copyrighted
- 1989 “Shadows of Monuments” copyrighted
- 2016 -2018 – 4 International patents “Ustinov Hoffmann Construction System”
Awards Received
- 1988 « Arts – Science -lettres » Paris/France
- 1989 « Grand Prix Européen de la sculpture » Rouen/France
- 2017 - Gold Medal – Geneva international invention convention
- 2017 – IFIA “Best invention 2017” – International federation of inventor’s associations
- 2017- International Invention Design Competition “Gold Medal” Hong Kong
- 2018 -Order of OMUKAMA CHWA II. KABALEGA “Grand Cross” /Uganda
Philanthropy
- Founder “Sir Peter Ustinov Foundation” Frankfurt/Germany
- Founder “Ustinov Institute” Vienna/ Austria
- Founder “Prejudice Awareness Forum Association” Lausanne/Switzerland
- “Ustinov College” Durham University – Durham/UK
- Board Member Foundation “Winds of Hope” / Switzerland
- Board Member Foundation “Pro-Valat” / Switzerland
- Board Member Foundation “Carène” / Switzerland
- A.D.G.P. commission de surveillance.
Companies
- UHCS Property S.A – Sion/Switzerland
- UHCS Construction S.A -Sion/Switzerland
- IP HUB Switzerland S.A - Sion/Switzerland
- USZINOV ECHO U A - Frankfurt/Germany