Collectors:

Popovy Dolls can be found in many in many private collections around the world. 

 

France

  • Fabrizio Vitti private collection 

  • Jean Paul Gaultier private collection 

 

United States 

  • Yoladi Visser ( Die Antwoord) private collection 

Exhibitions:

  • May 2018 - group exhibition "Arte de la Peer" at Kimpton La Peer hotel, West Hollywood, CA

  • November 2017  - group exhibition "Pixels- cheers to Basel" at Laurent and Martin gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • September 2017 - group exhibition "FACES" at HOMME gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Profession associations:

  • Team Koyaala,  Japan

  • TSHR, Творческий Союз художников России (Creative Union of  Russian Artists)

  • MOAK, Международная Организация авторов кукол (International Association of Doll Artists)

  • UAHK, Ural Association of Doll Artists

  • "The artist who creates masterpieces" - 6th International Doll Salon in Moscow

  • 1st place in nomination “Best Doll Master” on 1th nternational Doll Salon  in Kiev.

  • “Haute couture” prize of “Doll Magazine” for “HATHOR” of “CULT” project (5thInternational Doll Salon in Moscow)

  • “Best creative project” for project “SKIN” (5th International Doll Salon in Moscow

  • “Fantasy style doll” prize of “Doll Master” magazine for “the Hunter” doll (5thInternational Doll Salon in Moscow)

  • “Best thematic collection” award for conceptual project FashionMOON . (3rdInternational Doll Salon in Moscow)

  • “Fantasy style doll” prize of “Doll Master” magazine went to a doll called “Henoki the Black Bird”) (3rd International Doll Salon in Moscow)

  • “Best creative project” for FashionMOON series (Perm’s Gallery Award), and “Best Male Character” award for a doll called “Hamlet” (Yekaterinburg)

  • “Doll of the Year” – a doll called “Such Beauty is Living in the North” of the FashionMOON series (Yekaterinburg)

  • 1st place in nomination “Best Project” on 10th festival of UAHK in Yekaterinburg.

  • “Doll of the Year” – Jack Sparrow (Yekaterinburg)

  • Diploma of the 1st grade for a doll called “Luck” (Novosibirsk)

(LIST TO BE CONTINUED...)

Popovy Sisters

Elena and Ekaterina Popovy, the twin sisters, is not just a brand, it is an artistic tandem, working as a single mechanism and creating masterpieces of the ball-joint world. With only one glance at their creations, you immediately realize how much effort, work and imagination put in a single sophisticated body of the unearthly doll.  

Born in Perm and now living in St. Petersburg, Ekaterina and Elena have been making dolls since 2004. Their early works had faces of popular idols of that time: Marilyn Manson, Ditavon Teese, Madonna, John Galliano, and others.

Their portrait dolls are inspired by personalities and every intricate, stunning, one of a kind Ball Joint Doll is handmade from start to finish. By combining their passion for fashion design and doll art, Ekaterina and Elena create small conceptual collections of 10 to 15 dolls a year.

From fashion design to hair and makeup - from photography to the printing process, the Popovy Sisters are among a shrinking group of artists who can quite literally do it all. 

Called the “new wave of Russian art-doll designers,” the Popovysisters have received numerous awards, such as Best Doll Master at the International Doll Salon in Moscow, the Haute Couture prize of Doll Magazine for Hathorof Cult project and many more.

In 2017, Jean Paul Gaultierwas keen to get his hands on these dolls, and so the sisters created two exclusively for the famous couturier. He has hair coloring that goes from pink to white on one wig, and so the sisters repeated this for him.

Creating in the studio consumes nearly all their time, which is why their everyday dress is casual. But they have a few pairs of Louis Vuitton shoes presented to them personally by the designer, FabrizioViti.

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