“Being an artist means not only creating objects, but also making the most diverse contribution to the development of culture in the country” – Oleksii Zolotar
Oleksii Zolotar is a Kyiv born Berlin based artist participating in a variety of solo and group projects covering performance, installation and sculpture. He runs the international sculpture residency, Radius, since 2016 and in 2013 founded the art group GaZ in collaboration with Vasiliy Grublyak.
Using the versatility of the language of geometric shapes, volumes and different materials, Zolotar creates a clear symbolic series. In sharp and moving open volumes. A wide range of metals is the main material with which the artist works.His monumental sculptures can be found in numerous public spaces across Ukraine and Germany. Zolotar’s pieces have been part of countless group shows across Ukraine, Poland, Germany and Kazakhstan and he has been the subject of multiple solo shows throughout his home country and Berlin.