Stefan Nikolaev

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Born in 1970 in Sofia (Bulgaria). Lives and works between Paris (France) and Sofia (Bulgaria).


As a sculptor, Stefan Nikolaev is an attentive observer of the codes that govern our current environment, saturated with logos and signs everywhere identical. His art borrows advertising marketing codes to convert them into pop minimalism.


Stefan Nikolaev’s works have been exhibited in 52th Biennale di Venezia Bulgarian Pavilion (Venise), 7th Biennale de Lyon (Lyon), National Gallery / The Palace with Ricard Foundation (Sofia), 4th Gwangju Biennale (Gwandju), Ricard Foundation (Paris), ARC Project (Sofia), Parker’s International Art Market (Brooklyn), CCA (Glasgow), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Sofia Arsenal - museum for Contemporary Art (Bulgaria), Zwemmer Art (London), Antrepo 4 (Istanbul), Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki), Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain (Paris), The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia (Moscow), Château d’Asnières (France), BF15 (Lyon), CCC OD - Center of Contemporary Creation Olivier Debré (Tours). He was the founder and co-head of the Parisian space Glassbox created in 1997. He received the UNESCO Prize for the Art at the 4th Cetinje Biennial.

Selected press



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THE ART NEWSPAPER

Stefan Nikolaev

June 2018

Vogue Hommes

Stefan Nikolaev

October 2014

Le Quotidien de l'Art

Stefan Nikolaev

October 2014

Bravacasa

Stefan Nikolaev

May 2013

Artpress

Stefan Nikolaev

November 2010

Le journal des églises de Chelles

No Mind can know what God has in store

January 2009

Vogue Uomo

Stefan Nikolaev

November 2007

Novinar

Stefan Nikolaev

September 2007

Ego

Stefan Nikolaev

September 2007

Janus

A place you've never been before

January 2007

Flash Art

Stefan Nikolaev

July 2006

Le Monde

Une envie de révolte

Publications



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One for the Money Two for the Show

December 2012
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