Artist: Sergey Eylanbekov
The overall height of the sculpture is 12″ x 4″ wide x 4″ deep.
Offered in bronze polystone. Artist signed.
This is no longer being made.
This is the last one!
Inspired by the grace and fluidity of ballet dancers in the works of French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas, this original sculpture by Sergey Eylanbekov captures romantic dreams of the dance. An elegant prima ballerina performing with seasoned assurance, this figure embodies the essence of great ballerinas.
Eylanbekov was born in Russia in 1960. He started to study art at the age of
13, in the acclaimed Moscow School of Fine Arts. At the age of 17, he was
accepted to the Moscow Surikov Academy of Fine Arts, one of the most prominent
art schools in Russia.
six years of study at the Academy and graduating with honor, Sergey was
consistently exhibiting his works and received a number of private and public
commissions. His works were acquired by private collectors in Russia and
Europe. The Russian Ministry of Culture purchased a number of Sergey’s
sculptures for display in museums.
1989 Sergey moved to the United States, though it meant starting his career in
art over again. After a brief stint working in a Manhattan print shop, Sergey
began working at a company which specialized in commercial reproduction and
mass production of famous classic and contemporary sculpture. At the same time,
Sergey was working as much as possible on his original bronze sculptures,
paintings and drawings, showing them at the various exhibitions.
the mid ’90’s , as he continued to create and exhibit his bronzes, for several
years Sergey also experimented with casting his works in acrylic. In 2004, the
International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Sergey’s cast acrylic sculpture
“Five Continents” as the first place winner in Olympic Art and Sport
Contest 2004. In 2002 Sergey’s acrylic sculpture was chosen to commemorate the
2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
Sergey lives on Long Island, New York. He is well-known, received numerous
awards, and continues to create and exhibit his works, many of which can be
found in public and private collections in the United States, Europe and
is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society and serves on its Board of
teaches drawing part time at Farmingdale State University of New York.