Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm


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Peter Peri

Brother Body

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from Caroline Douglas, Director of Contemporary Art Society

Year 2015
Medium graphite on unbleached page
Dimensions 29.5 x 19.8 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Peter Peri:

Born 1971 London, Peter Peri lives and works in London. Graduated from MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art (2003).

Peri makes paintings, drawings, sculptures - he is particularly interested in line as both direction and accumulation. The subject of his work could be thought of as dissolution, or more precisely the fetishisation of dissolution within modernity.

His work is held in public and private collections including Tate Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Zabludowicz Collection, UBS and The Arts Council of Great Britain.

Selected exhibitions include Course, Almine Rech Gallery, London (2020); Alchemist(s), Pearl Lam Galleries, Pedder, Hong Kong (2020); The Winners, Acadia Missa Gallery, London (2019); Quarters, Pearl Lam H Queens, Hong Kong (2019); CASS Projects: The Sleeping Procession, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Chichester (2017); Uncting, Almine Rech Gallery Savile Row, London (2016); Grafografo, Kinman Gallery, London (2016); The Scarlet Letter, Fundatia Culturala Intact, Cluj-Napoca (2016); Labyrinth(s), Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, (2016); Zero: Infinite Possibilities, The Farjam Foundation, Dubai (2015); The Reign of Quantity, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore (2014); BP Exhibition: Classified: Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London (2009); Art Now, Tate Britain, London (April 2007); Arts Council Collection: How To Improve The World, 60 Years of British Art, Hayward Gallery, London and touring (2006-2007); and solo exhibition, Kunsthalle Basel (2006).

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