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Pavel Pepperstein
(1966)

About the author

Pavel Pepperstein (1966) - Russian artist, writer and art theorist. Born in 1966 g. in the family of Moscow conceptualist Viktor Pivovarov and writer Irina Pivovarova. In # nbsp; 1985−1987 # nbsp; studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 1987 g. together with artists Sergei Anufriev and Yuriy Leiderman founded the group "Inspection"Medical Hermeneutics"", which lasted until 2001.

Pavel Pepperstein is the creator and ideologist of the "psychedelic realism" movement. Mixing recognizable cultural imagery and witty commentary, his work is filled with references to surrealism, Malevich’s Suprematist models, oriental watercolors, pop art, book illustrations and political caricature.



For his artistic activity, Pepperstein has held more than 100 solo and group exhibitions in Russia and abroad. The artist participated in the largest biennials of contemporary art: the International Biennale in Sao Paulo (2004), the Venice Biennale (2009), Manifesta (2014). In 2014 he won the Kandinsky Prize in the main nomination "Project of the Year" with the Holy Politics project.
In 2017, he took part in The First Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art of the Garage Museum, and also released two new books — The Age of Attractions and Hell Traitor. Since 2020, he has been working together with Sonya Stereostyrsky in the art group PPSS.
About the author

Pavel Pepperstein (1966) - Russian artist, writer and art theorist. Born in 1966 g. in the family of Moscow conceptualist Viktor Pivovarov and writer Irina Pivovarova. In # nbsp; 1985−1987 # nbsp; studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 1987 g. together with artists Sergei Anufriev and Yuriy Leiderman founded the group "Inspection"Medical Hermeneutics"", which lasted until 2001.

Pavel Pepperstein is the creator and ideologist of the "psychedelic realism" movement. Mixing recognizable cultural imagery and witty commentary, his work is filled with references to surrealism, Malevich's Suprematist models, oriental watercolors, pop art, book illustrations and political caricature.


For his artistic activity, Pepperstein has held more than 100 solo and group exhibitions in Russia and abroad. The artist participated in the largest biennials of contemporary art: the International Biennale in Sao Paulo (2004), the Venice Biennale (2009), Manifesta (2014). In 2014 he won the Kandinsky Prize in the main nomination "Project of the Year" with the Holy Politics project.
In 2017, he took part in The First Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art of the Garage Museum, and also released two new books — The Age of Attractions and Hell Traitor. Since 2020, he has been working together with Sonya Stereostyrsky in the art group PPSS.
Education

1985-1987 Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
Awards

2006 — nomination for the National Bestseller Award for the novel "The Mythogenic Love of Castes" (together with Sergey Anufriev).
2007 — GQ Magazine Award in Best Writer of the Year nomination.
2009 — finalist of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination "Project of the Year" for the project "City of Russia" (gallery "Regina").
2014 — laureate of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination "Project of the Year" for the project "Holy Politics".
2018 — laureate of the Andrey Bely Prize for works "Traitor of Hell" and "The Age of Attractions".
Selected exhibitions

1999 — "Father and Son" (together with Viktor Pivovarov), Kunsthaus, Zug, Switzerland 2004 — "Flags and Flowers", Sutton Lane, London
2006 — Basel Art Museum, Switzerland
2006 — Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
2017 — "29th The Art Show. The Art Dealers Association of America. "The secret drawings of Jacqueline Kennedy", Julie Saul Gallery, New York
2019 — "Man as a frame for the landscape", Garage Museum, Moscow
2020 — "CHA SCHA. Exhibition in the woods, JART Gallery
2022 — "Dreams about milk. Semiotic studies for the film adaptation of the novel "The Mythogenic Love of Castes", Voznesensky Center
2022 — Mythogenic Love of Castes in Comics, Anvil Gallery

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