Pavel Pepperstein

Biography

1966

Born in Moscow

1985 - 1987

Scholarship at Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

1987

Founding member of the group "Inspection Medical Hermeneutics"

1994

Visiting Professor at the Städelschule, Frankfurt a. M.

1997 - 1998

Scholarship at the Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart, Germany

2014

Receives Kandinsky Prize "Project of the Year" for the project "Holy politics", Moscow


Lives and works in Moscow

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

"The Resurrection of Pablo Picasso in the Year 3111", Kunsthaus Zug, Zug, Switzerland

2016

"Memory is over", PLATO-Plattform, Ostrava City Gallery, Ostrava

"The Suprematic Bible", Loushy | Art & Projects, Tel Aviv

"Abstract Memories“, Galerie Kewenig, Berlin

"The Marble bust hunters", Russian Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia

2015

"Pavel Pepperstein. The Future Enamored with the Past", Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow

"The cold Center of the Sun", Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain Saint-Étienne Métropole, France

2014

"Debris oft he Future“, Pace Gallery, London

"Holy Politics", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2013

"Murder, She Said! ", Galería Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca

"Studies of American Suprematism", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

2012

"Ophelia", with Viktor Pivovarov, Regina Gallery, London

"Pavel Pepperstein", Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan

"Text – Bild – Konzepte" with Victor Pivovarov, Kunstverein Rosenheim

"Pavel Pepperstein. Insprection Medical Hermeneutics. The Pipe or the Alley of Longevity", Regina Gallery, London

2011

"Leviathan", Sutton Lane Gallery, Paris

"Landscapes of the Future. The Venice Biennale Installation", Kewenig Galerie, Cologne

2010

"Vesna", Pavel Pepperstein und Ivan Razumov, Artberloga Gallery, Moscow

"Im Kontext der Sammlung – André Thomkins, Pavel Pepperstein, Robert Watts, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

"Pavel Pepperstein", artothek, Cologne

"From Mordor with Love", Regina Gallery, London

2009

"Either-Or: National Suprematism", Kewenig Galerie, Cologne

"Objects Above The Sea", Sutton Lane Gallery, London

"A Suprematist Study of Ancient Greek Myths", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Pavel Pepperstein", Schau Ort Elisabeth Kaufmann + Christiane Büntgen, Zurich

Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz

"Pavel Pepperstein. Inspection Medical Hermeneutics", Galeria Kewenig, Palma

2008

"Objects Above the Sea", Sutton Lane, London

"gigantomania", Sprovieri Gallery, London

"Rembrandt", Semeno V Gallery, St. Petersburg

"City of Russia", ReginaGallery, Moskow

"Either/Or. National Suprematism as a Project for a New Representative Style for Russia", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2007

"Rembrandt", Dmitriy Semenov Gallery, St Petersburg

"Landscapes of Future", Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

"Talking Animals", Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich

"City of Russia", Regina Gallery, Moscow

"Albums", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2006

"Drawings", Kunstmuseum, Cabinet d’art Graphique, Basel

"Museum im Fluss", Kunsthaus Zug

"Landscapes of Future" mit Cornelia Schmidt-Bleek, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Pentagon", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2005

"Riders in the Storm", Sutton Lane, London

"Riders on the Storm", Ministry of Culture, Dusseldorf

"Political Hallucinations, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen", Einsteinforum Potsdam

"Europa", Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Dusseldorf

2004

"Hypnosis", Sprovieri Gallery, London

"Hypnosis", Regina Gallery, Moscow

"Hypnosis", Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich

"Eyes, little sister is watching you ... ", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Dreams, Music and Money“,Galerie Iragui, Paris

2003

"Flags & Flowers", Sutton Lane, London

"Battles", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2002

"America", Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

"Götter und Monster", Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen

"Political Hallucinations", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Traum und Museum", Kunsthaus Zug, Zug

"Non-existing People", Museum of Dr. Freud's Dreams, St. Petersburg

2001

"Exhibition of a language - Die Ausstellung eines Gesprächs (Projekt Sammlung 4): Groys, Kabakov und Pepperstein", Kunsthaus Zug

"Bikini 47", Galerie Guelman, Moscow

"The girl and the tunnel", Galerie Elizabeth Kaufmann, Zurich

"Dessins", Galerie Romain Lariviere, Paris

2000

"Moses: Pavel Pepperstein and Russia in the Kunsthaus Zug", Kunsthaus Zug

"Russian Novel 2000", ReginaGallery, Moscow

"Two Agents. Pavel Pepperstein and Victor Pivovarov", Karmelitenkloster, Graz, Austria

"Two Agents (with Victor Pivovarov)", Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria

"How to meet an angel" (with Ilya Kabakov), Sprovieri Gallery, London

"Away from the Labyrinth (with Greenman)", Museum of Israel, Jerusalem

"Things are in a Landscape (with Victor Pivovarov)", Obscuri Viri, Moscow

1999

"New Drawings", Galerie Elizabeth Kaufmann, Basel

"Drawings", Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart

"Father and Son, Victor Pivovarov, Pavel Pepperstein", Kunsthaus Zug

1998

"Binocle et Monocle – Vie et Oeuvre", Kunsthaus Zug, Zug

Since 1998 an annual project collection ("Projekt Sammlungen") in the Kunsthaus Zug, presenting Pavel Pepperstein and an invited guest

Kunsthaus Zug, presenting Pavel Pepperstein and an invited guest

"The Sweet Dark", Obscuri Viri Gallery, Moscow

1997

"Portrait d'un Viellard", Russian State Museums, St. Petersburg

1996

"Das weisse Fenster", Villa Waldberta, Feldafing

"A Game of Tennis (with Ilya Kabakov)", Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

1995

"Freud's Dreams and Schema N5", curated by Andrej Monastr

"A Game of Tennis (with Ilya Kabakov)", Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto, Canada

1994

"Erlebnis im Turm (Der goldene Schatten)", Galerie Inga Baecker, Cologne

"Paramen", Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna

"Processioni", Human Space Modern Art Center, Milan

1993

"La Suisse et la Medecine", Swiss Institute, New York

"Empty icons", Galerie I, Moscow

"Goldene Ikonen und schwarze Linie", Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg

1992

"Ein Seitenraum des Sakralen in der UdSSR". Hermeneutics. Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna

"Die Schweiz + die Medizin", Shedhalle, Zurich

"19-912", Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich

1991

"Das Millitärleben von kleinen Bildern", Galerie Krings-Ernst, Cologne

1990

"Three inspectors (three children)", Mladych Gallery, Prague

"Orthodoxe Ablutschungen/ Umschläge und Abschlüsse", Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

"Sammlung Viehof. Internationale Kunst der Gegenwart", Deichtorhallen, Halle für aktuelle Kunst, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg

2015

"Climats artificiels", Espace Fondation EDF, Paris, France

"Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will", 5th Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art, the State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece

"Walk the Line – Neue Wege der Zeichnung", Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg,

"Outer Space. Der Weltraum zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft", Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

2014

"Manifesta 10", State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

"Intenzione Manifesta. Il disegno in tutte le sue forme", Castello di Rivoli, Italy

"Esprit d'une collection Guerlain", Musée des Beaux-Arts de Libourne, France

"Father, Can’t You See I’m Burning?", de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013

"The team I can’t live without“, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia

"Florence and Daniel Guerlain Donation", Centre Pompidou, Paris

"Bergen Assembly", Triennial, curated by Ekaterina Degot and David Riff, Bergen, Norway

"Flow", 6th Prague Biennale, Prague

"The Politics of Play", Gœteborg International Biennieal for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg

"Portrait? ", Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg

2012

"Text-Bild-Konzepte", Stadtgalerie Mannheim

"In an Absolute Disorder. Contemporary Russian Art. The Kandinsky Prize. Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona

"Utopie Gesamtkunstwerk" ,Belvedere, 21er Haus, Vienna

2011

"Ostalgia", The New Museum, New York

"à l’eau – Aquarelle heute", Centre Pasquart, Bienne

"The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds after 1989", ZKM Karlsruhe

"Modernikon. Contemporary Art from Russia", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Venice

"Russian Cosmos", Castello die Rivoli, Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin

"Art works", Deutsche Bank Towers, Frankfurt a. M.

2010

"Contrepoint: Russian Contemporary Art, From the Icon to the Avant-garde", Musée du Louvre, Paris

"Out of Joint", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"East Bound", Kai 10, Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf

"A History of Irritated Material", Raven Row, London

"Diary of a Madman", Regina Gallery, Moscow

"The Beijing International Art Biennale", cur. by Roger Gustafsson, Beijing

"V Contemporary Visual Art Competition", National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow

"FUTUROLOGIA", Garage CCC, Moscow

"Neugierig? ", Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

"Collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain. Dessins contemporains", Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie de Besançon

"Glasnost: Soviet Non-Conformist Art from the 1980s", Haunch of Venison, London

"Je mehr ich zeichne", Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen

"Contrepoint: Russian Contemporary Art. From the Icon to the Avantgarde", Musee du Louvre, Paris

"André Thomkins, Pavel Pepperstein, Robert Watts", Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

"Les Utopies Mutantes", Passage de Retz, Paris

"Spring“, with Ivan Razumov, Regina Gallery, Artberloga Gallery, Moscow

2009

"Victory Over the Future", Russian Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale

3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

"Das Gespinst", Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

"Making Worlds", La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

"Political Comics", Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany

"Can you keep a secret?", 1st Ladonia Biennial, April - November 2009

"Fragile - Terre d'empathie", Musée d'art Moderne, St. Etienne

"European Drawings", Oredaria Arti Contemporanee Gallery, Rome

Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz

2008

"U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art", Copenhagen

Moskvopolis | Luis Vuitton, Paris

"Die totale Aufklärung. Moskauer Konzeptkunst 1960 – 1990", Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt a.M. and Fundación Juan March, Madrid

"Anatomie - les peaux du dessin. Collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain", Fonds régional d'art contemporain de Picardie, Amiens

SMALL - Marat Guelman Gallery - Moscow

2007

"Cultural Confusion", with Hadassah Emmerich and Yesim Akdeniz Graf, Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich

"Sots Art. Art politique en Russie de 1972 à aujourd'hui", La Maison Rouge, Paris

"Woe from Wit", Vera Pogodina Gallery, Moscow

"Moscopolis", Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris

"Intellectual Realism", Project for 2nd Moscow Biennale, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

"Bird Watching", Galerie De Vishal, Haarlem, Netherlands

"Pavel Pepperstein + Arkady Nasonov: My future movies", Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, Netherlands

2006

"Problems on the way to the modern world", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Spivaks Generation", Kewenig Galerie, Cologne

"Essence of Life – Essence of Art", State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

2005

"Angels of History – Moscow Conceptualism and its influence", MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

"Essence of Life – Essence of Art", Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

"Ansichten", Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf

"Russia society, since 1997", First Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow

"Third Triennial of Contemporary Art", Oberschwaben. Weingart, Germany

"Contrabandistas de imagenes", Museo de arte contemporaneo de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile

2004

26. Biennal São Paulo, São Paulo

"Privatisierungen – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa", Kunst-Werke, Berlin

"Moscow-Berlin 1950-2000", Historical Museum, Moscow

"Moskauer Konzeptualismus", Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin

"Go, Russia, Go", Regina Gallery, Moscow

2003

"Berlin – Moskau/ Moskau - Berlin", Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

"Korrekturen", Galerie Kamm, Berlin

"Neue Ansätze – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Moskau, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf

2002

Contemporary Russian Painting 1992–2002. New Manezh, Moscow

2001

"Die Ausstellung eines Gesprächs (Projekt Sammlung 4)"; Groys, Kabakov und Pepperstein. Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland

"The Body Art", Biennale de Valencia

2000

"Image of the father in contemporary art", Haus am Waldsee, Berlin

"Le Pôle du Froid", Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris

"Home/ Homeless", Malmö B001, Sweden

"Expeditions", Guelman Gallery, Moscow

"Neues Moskau", ifa-Galerie, Berlin

1999

"Solitude in Budapest", Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

"Star of MH", Museum of contemporary Art Tsarizyno, Kraswojarsk

"New Drawings", Elisabeth Kaufmann, Basel

"Neues Museum", Ifa-Galerie (Institute for foreign relations), Berlin

"The crazy twins", touring exhibition organized by the Society of Collectors of Contemporary Art, Moscow with Appolonia-European Artistic Interchanges (Strasburg). Various locations: Moscow; Nizhny Novgorod; Samara; Ekaterinburg; Uaron Castle (France)

1998

"Ecology of emptiness", Institute of contemporary art, Moscow Biennale, Sarajevo

"Sweet Darkness", Galerie Obscuri Viri, Moscow

"Flug, Entfernung, Verschwinden", Sophienhof, Kiel

"Präpintium", Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin

"Exhibition of projects", Aidan Galerie, Moscow

"Visiting the fairy-tale", Institute for contemporary art, Moscow

Biennale Cetinje, Crna Gora, Montenegro

"Faces", Tsarizyno Museum, travelling exhibition, Russia

"Lenin", Galerie Hohenthal & Bergen, Berlin

1997

"Mystical correct", Galerie Hohenthal & Bergen, Berlin

"Enthropia at home/ Enthropia zu Hause", Ludwig Forum, Aachen

"Max Matter", Pavel Pepperstein, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Basel

"UdSSR heute". Medical Hermeneutics. Sammlung Ludwig, Neue Galerie, Cologne

"Drawing 3, Pavel Pepperstein and Max Matter", Elisabeth Kaufmann Gallery, Basel

"Ecology of Emptiness", Centre of Modern Art, Moscow

1996

"Flug Entfernung, Verschwinden", National Gallery, Prague; Haus am Waldsee, Berlin

"Hölle(r)", Hermeneutik und die auf dem Wasser sitzenden", Galerie Sophie Ungers, Cologne

"Kräftemessen", Medical Hermeneutics. Kunstraum Lothringerstraße, Munich

"How to Draw a Horse (Part 2)", Central House of Artists, Moscow

"Scopes of Interpretations", Russian State Humanitarian University, Moscow

1995

"History Personalized: Contemporary Russian Art, 1956-1996", travelling exhibition of the Russian provinces organized by the Open society Institute with the Tsaritsino State Museum-Reserve, Nizhny Novgorod; Samara; Novosibirsk; Perm; Ekaterinburg

"Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union", Collection of Tsaritsino State Museum-Reserve, Mucharnok Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

"In Moskau…In Moscau", Badischer Kunsverein, Karlsruhe

"About Beauty", Regina Gallery, Moscow

"Dry Water", Bakhchisaray museum-preserve, Bakhchisaray, Crimea

"How to Draw a Horse (Part 1) ", Ipodrom, Moscow

"View on Paris from the new building window" Obscuri Viri, Moscow

"Kunst im Verborgenen. Nonkonformisten in Russland 1957-95", Collection of the Museum for contemporary art, Tsarizyno; travelling to Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Documenta-Halle, Kassel, Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg; Manez-Galerie, Moscow

1994

"Victory and Defeat", Obscuri Viri, Moscow

2nd Cetin Biennale of Modern Art, Cetin, Montenegro

"Zeichnungen der Moskauer Szene". Medical Hermeneutics. Galerie Hohenthal & Littler, Munich

"In Moskau...in Moskau...", Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

"Papier", Galerie Hohenthal, Cologne

"About Beauty", Ridshina Galerie, Moscow

"Le Jeu du Tennis", Installation by Ilya Kabakov and Pavel Pepperstein, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Paris

1993

"Fontanelle. Kunst in (x) Zwischenfällen". Medical Hermeneutics. Kunstspeicher, Potsdam

"Kontext Kunst. Die Kunst der 90er". Medical Hermeneutics. Neue Galerie, Graz

"Adresse provisoire pour l'art contemporain russe", Musée de la Poste, Paris

"Passagio del Oriente". Medical Hermeneutics. Biennale di Venezia, Venice

"Exchange II", Shedhalle, Zurich

"Victory and defeat", Galerie Obscuri Viri, Moscow

"Sehen-Lesen. Die Sprache der Kunst", Kunsthalle, Vienna; Kunstverein, Frankfurt a. M.

"Fluchtpunkt Moskau", Ludwig Forum, Aachen

"Architektur als Idee", Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

"6 Moskauer Konzeptualisten", Galerie Rigassi, Bern

1992

"Sowjetische Kunst um 1900", Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

Gallery P.S. 1 Clocktower Gallery, New York

"A Mosca…a Mosca", Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

"Perspective of Conceptualism", North Carolina Museum of Art, USA

"Monuments: transformation for the future", ISI Central House of Artists, Moscow

1991

"Unter Null (Kunsteis-Kälte-Kultur).“ Medical Hermeneutics, Zentrum Industriekultur Nürnberg, City Museum, Munich

"Russian art of the 60's until Perestroika", Setagaya Museum, Tokyo

"MANI Museum – 40 Moskauer Künstler im Frankfurter Karmelitenkloster", Frankfurt a. M.

ART BOOK, Riga, Latvia

"Private employments", 1.0 Gallery, Moscow

"Mamka-space", Sadovniki Gallery, Moscow

"...a Mosca ...Mosca", Villa Campoleto, Ercolano, Galleria Comunale d'Arte, Bologna

1990

"Artisti Russi Contemporanei", Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato

"In the direction of the object", Kaschirskaja exhibition hall, Moscow

"Here and there", Awtosawodskaja hall, Moscow

"The work of art in the age of Perestroijka". Medical Hermeneutics. Phillis Kind Gallery, New York

"The green show", Exit Art, New York

"Mosca, Moskva, Moscow". Medical Hermeneutics. Sala Umberto Boccioni, Milan; Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende, Belgium

"Between Spring and Summer", Tacoma Art Museum, Boston

"In den USSR en erbuiten", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1989

"Teure Kunst", Palast der Jugend, Moscow

"Perspektives of conceptualism". Hermeneutics. KLAVA, Moscow

"ISTKUNSTVO", 2nd part, Moscow-Berlin

"Moskau-Wien-New York/ Kunst zur Zeit", Messepalast, Vienna

Selected Collections

Sammlung Deutsche Bank

Florence & Daniel Guerlain Collection, Paris

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland

Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst

De Flers Collection

Von Hagen Collection

De Pury Collection

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands

Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

Sammlung Rheingold, Düsseldorf, Germany

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

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