Vadim Stein was born in Kiev (Ukraine) in 1967. He studied sculpture and restoration and, between 1985 and 1992, he worked in the theater of Plastic Drama as actor and lighting designer. After leaving theater he became interested in decorative sculpture and graphics, and it became necessary for him to take photos of his work. It was the beginning.
Now Vadim Stein lives and works in St. Petersburg (Russia), the city of white nights and melancholy people. Works by Vadim Stein are already in private collections around the world. Vadim Stein: “Solving the aesthetic problem, I also reveal many ethical questions. For me, such things as love and death are revealed through the aesthetic category, beauty – the predecessor of ethics.”
Here a selection of his photos: