This detail of Elena Figurina’s Composition appeared on the cover of the Spring 2013 issue of Signs (volume 38, number 3), which featured a cluster of articles on women in contemporary Russia.
This work represents the relationship between part and whole, private and public.
Elena Figurina was born in 1955. She has been exhibiting her artwork since 1978. Figurina has participated in more than two hundred exhibitions both in Russia and abroad. Her work is held in museums and private collections in Russia, Europe, and the United States. Figurina lives in St. Petersburg.