Sabina Shikhlinskaya Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Sabina Shikhlinskaya is a 59-years-old Russian Artist from the Azerbaijan. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

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According to the wiki and biography of Sabina Shikhlinskaya was born on April 26, 1962 in Azerbaijan. let’s check out the Sabina’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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In 2011 Sabina Shikhlinskaya created a new series of paintings titled “no comment” in the stencil technique. This work has the strongly pronounced social maintenance directed on the criticism of problems of a modern society.


In 2007, Sabina Shikhlinskaya was the curator of the Azerbaijan’s 1st pavilion at the 52nd Art Biennale in Venice. In 2008, Shikhlinskaya curated a group exhibition “USSR – Remix” the artists’ discussion on the topic of post-communist traces in the mentality of peoples and nations once living under the Soviet regime. Later that year, USSR – Remix was exhibited in Dresden Museum of Art along with another group show curated by Shikhlinskaya – “Steps of Time” – a selection of art works by Azerbaijani artists of different generations, from Soviet (both social realists and non-conformist) to young contemporary artists. In 2009 Sabina Shikhlinskaya organized “Maiden Tower”, the international forum of contemporary art on the theme of gender that took place in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 2010 she continued gender subject and curated international video art exhibition “Openly” shown in Istanbul, Antrepo, Sanat Limani in the frames of “Istanbul – Capital of Culture of Europe”. In 2010 Shikhlinskaya presented new version of “USSR-remix” international group exhibition project in Center for Contemporary Art in Baku, Azerbaijan and later in Tou Scene Art Centre, Stavanger, Norway. In 2011 she presented the project “USSR-remix” in the TRANSKAUKAZJA International Festival, Italian Passage, Warsaw, Poland.


From 2006 Sabina has extensively explored video art. Her first video installation “Hamam”, illustrating an old traditional Sufi ritual of bathing and cleansing, was exhibited worldwide. In 2007, Shikhlinskaya made her second video project ” Ship Bolshevik Narimam Narimanov” – filming an abandoned Soviet shipwreck and combining the visual image with interviews of artists on the subject of post-Soviet change and stagnation. “Dangerous Red”, one from her latest works, is a commentary on violence and its presence in everyday life. As installation it was exhibited in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Poland, Norway, Korea, France and Netherland in 2009 -2012.


In 2005 within the framework of “Aluminum” – Azerbaijan’s second International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Sabina Shiklinskaya curated a public performance of the Labyrinth Art Group members, who painted and sculpted in the abandoned oil fields of Baku, thus transforming the nature of oil from its utilitarian purpose to the art medium.


In 1999 Sabina curated and participated in a project on the theme of “Paradise Lost”, in which participating artists collected found objects on the Absheron peninsula and created installations focused on the Baku’s environmental decay. In 2000, as part of another land art project about fire worship, Sabina made seven doors from fire, emulating an ancient Zoroastrian temple. In Sabina’s last land art project, “Oil”, she used petrol as her painting medium.


Between 1996 and 2005, alongside her curatorial activities, Sabina Shikhlinskaya undertook a number of educational art projects in various institutions. She founded a school of painting for children, taught art in European Lyceum in Baku and TISA, the International School of Azerbaijan. She also conducted art therapy courses for vulnerable children: war refugees, orphans and children with disabilities.


Since 1993 Sabina Shikhlinskaya has curated more than 50 exhibitions and projects in both Azerbaijani and international venues. Beginning from 2006, she began to participate in art residences and forums all over the world, being intensively involved in the development of “art mobility” international movement.

Since 1993 artist, educator and curator Sabina Shikhlinskaya has organized more than 50 exhibitions and projects in both Azerbaijani and international venues. In 1996, Shikhliskaya launched the “Labyrinth” project in Baku. This was the first contemporary art exhibition in Azerbaijan resulting from a month-long workshop followed by a group installation by Azerbaijani artists. Following the success of this project, the twelve participating artists, under the leadership of Shikhlinskaya, formed the Labyrinth Art Group. In 1999, Sabina Shikhlinskaya curated the first land art project in Azerbaijan with the artists from the Labyrinth Art Group. This land art workshop, symposium and exhibition was dedicated to the theme of “Paradise Lost” – the artists’ interpretation of the state of environment in Baku city and its surrounding. “Paradise Lost” was followed by the second symposium – “Paradise Found” in 2000, where the same participants created installations in the nature of the mountain areas of Azerbaijan. In 2001, Shikhlinskaya organized the third consecutive land art project on the theme of “Fire” – interpreting the ancient tradition of Zoroastrianism. For the next land art project in 2004 – “Nargin Island”, Sabina Shikhlinskaya curated an international group of artists together with the Labyrinth members that inhabited an abandoned military island. Through painting, sculpting and installation, the artists transformed the environment of the military debris into objects of their personal artistic interpretation.


In the early 1990s, with the parting of the iron curtain, Shikhlinskaya was exhibited at the Galerie L’Orangeraie (Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France), which purchased her work on the theme of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s death. Later in the 1990s, Sabina switched from painting to drawing, where she wove literary texts into graphic forms and images. In parallel, she began to experiment with land art, installation and video. After her first attempt in 1996, where Sabina Shikhlinskaya and a group of Azerbaijani artists installed a labyrinth in the gallery space, she fully transitioned from traditional painting to contemporary art.


Sabina Shikhlinskaya, from 1977 to 1981 studied painting at the Azimzadeh State College of Fine Arts in Baku. After graduating, she enrolled in the Mukhina Institute of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg where she continued her studies of monumental (large format) painting. However, Shikhlinskaya abandoned her diploma work in 1983 due to her disagreement with the normative and propagandistic Soviet style, returning to Baku to study easel painting at the Azerbaijan State University of Arts. In 1988, Sabina’s diploma work on the theme of the pagan holiday “Novruz Bayram” (holiday of spring) – with nude symbolic figures – was never shown as it blatantly challenged Soviet ideology. However, Sabina continued to paint on the theme of Novruz and subsequently two of these were purchased by the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow as part of their modern art collection from Azerbaijan.


Sabina Shikhlinskaya (Azerbaijani: Səbinə Şixlinskaya), born April 26, 1962, in Baku, is an Azerbaijani artist and independent curator. She works in painting, video and photography. Well known for her early modernistic paintings, she transitioned to contemporary art in the 1990s. She is one of the pioneers of conceptual art in Azerbaijan. Shikhlinskaya’s work explores current problems in the relationship between individual and society. In art projects curated by Sabina Shikhlinskaya, the social subject also has high priority.

Sabina Shikhlinskaya was born April 26, 1962 in Baku, Azerbaijan, where she lives and works. She is a member of Azerbaijan Artists Union since 1988, has a title of Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Republic, a member of CIMAM / International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art from 2009. Educated in Vera Mukhina Institute of Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia (1981–1983), in Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts (1983–1988). In 1983 she started to participate in art exhibitions in Azerbaijan and abroad. In 1996 under the leadership of Shikhlinskaya the independent Art Group “Labyrinth” was founded. In the period 1999–2005 with participation of “Labyrinth” group she started a number of land art projects in Azerbaijan.

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Age (2021)59 Years
Date Of BirthApril 26, 1962
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Sabina Shikhlinskaya Net Worth

The Sabina Shikhlinskaya Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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