Rare bird – the first sculpture on the water of Dnipro river, Kiev

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On the eve of Kiev`s day celebration, in May 2013, Kiev Fashion Park has installed  the first  sculpture on the water in Ukrainian capital, named as “Rare bird”. The art work of Aleksey Vladimirov is located in the middle of Dnipro river near Paton bridge, in the front of right side river shore with  the park by V. Primakov. That point on the river’s bed is well known as the traditional place of turn for Kiev`s touristic boats.

For the first time the sculpture was installed in the open space of full-flowing and largest river of Ukraine. The patrons of the art piece are: Dmitriy Oleynik, Illiya Yemets, Aleksander Sokolovskiy, Vadim Bashun, Valeriy Moshenskiy.

“Rare bird” was created by well-known in Ukraine and all over the world sculptor – Aleksey Vladimirov. He used welding and the iron rods, afterwards it was installed on the abandoned and crushed piece of old Navodnitskiy bridge. The bird’s size is 3.5m height and about  5 miters in width. 

The gift to Kiev from patrons: Dmitriy Oleynik, Illiya Yemets, Aleksander Sokolovskiy, Vadim Bashun, Valeriy Moshenskiy.