Peter Perevezentsev

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Peter Perevezentsev 

Was born in 1962 in Moscow.He graduated from the Moscow Technological Institute, art and technology faculty.The works by Peter Perevezentsev are held in collections of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (Moscow), the State HermitageMuseum (St. Petersburg), the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), the Mayakovsky State Museum (Moscow), the Art Museum ofthe city of Yaroslavl, the Kaliningrad Art Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the Bavarian State Library (Munich), theState Library and State Museum of Berlin, the Museum of Book and Font Art (Offenbach am Main), the Saxon State Library (Dresden),The Van Abbe Museum (Eindhoven).

 

Every artist frames his own, unique world. For an artist to truly express himself; he must move pastsimple creation. An artist cannot stop at presenting his work to the spectator. He must subsequentlydistance himself from the role of the Creator so as to explore the uncharted territory that comeswith anonymity.

“My strategy is a game, a game of mystification. I declare each of my creations as a body of artifacts.I become a discoverer, an archaeologist of sorts. This is an intellectual game of self-irony, it hasnothing to do with the fantasy genre and its defining characteristic of engineered construction.

On the contrary, I search for connections between my objects, my “finds”. I search for their place inan imaginary reality. I feel the very captivation felt by Egyptologists of the Napoleonic expeditionsupon uncovering the pyramids of Giza.

A Russian poet, an Absurdist from the first half of the 20th century named Daniil Charms wrote thefollowing regarding his work: “I love to write poems and learn from them”…▸ Kopisa – the world of the systematic absurd which I discovered in a similar manner through theartifacts


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1992 "ABRAXAS
Bilder von Pjotr Perewesentzew ". "Studio im hochhaus", Berlin, Germany 
Peter Perevezentsev. Graphics. Moscow Collection Gallery, Moscow 
1995 "Peter Perevezentsev. New Objects ". Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

1985-91 member of more than 20 in Moscow, All-Union and republican exhibitions 
1988 "IV Internationale Triennale der Zeichnung". Kunsthalle, Nuremberg, Germany 
1989 "IBA-89". Leipzig, Germany 
1990 "XIII Convegno internazionale del fumetto e del fantastico". Prato, Italy 
"Konkret. Russische visuelle poesie ". Galerie "Am Markt", Annaberg-Buholts, Germany 
"Visuelle poesie international". Schloss Friedenstein, Gotha, Germany 
"Transfutur". Galerie "Kasseler Kunstetage", Kassel, Germany 
1992 "Transfutur". Galerie "Pankow", Berlin, Germany 
1993 "Book of Russian artists of the twentieth century. Tradition and Modernity ". Dag Hammarskjld Library. Lenin Moscow 
"ART MIF 3" (exhibition and auction). Manege, Moscow 
1994 "Theater Paper-2. Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad III Biennial of Graphic. Kaliningrad (2 nd prize and medal)