Pavel Pepperstein is a Russian painter, writer, critic, art theorist, fashion designer and even rap singer. He was born in 1966 in a family of Moscow conceptualist Victor Pivovarov and writer Irina Pivovarova. In 1985-1987 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 1987 Pavel Pepperstein established together with Sergey Anufriev and Yuri Leiderman the Medical Hermeneutics group that existed until 2001. Pavel Pepperstein is a creator and ideologist of the movement “psychedelic realism”. In his art works he combines the recognizable cultural images and witty commentaries, the novels are full of allusions to surrealism, the Malevich’s Suprematic model, oriental watercolour, pop-art, book illustrations and political caricature. During his artistic career Pepperstein has got more than 100 solo exhibitions in Russia and abroad. He participated in the largest Biennale of Contemporary Art: the International Biennale in Sao Paolo (2004), the Venice Biennale (2009), Manifesta (2014). In 2014 he was awarded the Kandinsky Prize in the main nomination “Project of the Year” with his "Holy Politics" exhibition, which was presented in 2014 at Regina Gallery. The painter’s works are in the collections of the State Russian Museum (Saint-Petersburg, Russia), the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russia), Musée du Louvre (Paris, France), Centre Georges-Pompidou (Paris, France), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf, Germany) as well as in the private collections all over the world.

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    Pavel Pepperstein "Miracles in the swamp"

    TV Kultura April 25, 2016
  • In sight: Pavel Pepperstein Link

    In sight: Pavel Pepperstein

    Natalia Alexander, Maria Nazarova, Arina Romantsevich, ARTUzel December 1, 2015
  • From future with love Link

    From future with love

    Dmitriy Bravilskiy, The Art Newspaper Russia September 22, 2015
  • A tutti gli amici d`arte che sanno leggere in italiano - un intervista con Pavel Pepperstein Link

    A tutti gli amici d`arte che sanno leggere in italiano - un intervista con Pavel Pepperstein

    Chiara Mariani, Corriere della sera May 22, 2014
  • Ukrainian diaries: Paul Pepperstein about Crimea Link

    Ukrainian diaries: Paul Pepperstein about Crimea

    Ilya Azar, Afisha Gorod March 31, 2014
  • Pavel Pepperstein: Link

    Pavel Pepperstein: "End of the world - the main product of capitalism"

    Felix Sandalov, Afisha Vozduh February 4, 2014
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    "HOLY POLITICS" of Pavel Pepperstein: curse escapist

    Anna Bykova, aroundart February 4, 2014
  • Very funny political history Link

    Very funny political history

    Tatiana Sokhareva, Gazeta.ru February 1, 2014
  • Only showcases. Paul Pepperstein frustrated covers Link

    Only showcases. Paul Pepperstein frustrated covers

    Sergey Guskov, COLTA January 29, 2014
  • Pavel Pepperstein: Independent person is crazy in this party Link

    Pavel Pepperstein: Independent person is crazy in this party

    Mikhail Ovcharenko, Interview Russia January 27, 2014
  • Talk Paul Pepperstein and actor Peter Fedorov Link

    Talk Paul Pepperstein and actor Peter Fedorov

    Pavel Pepperstein, Interview Russia October 7, 2013
  • Manifest: Pavel Pepperstein, artist Link

    Manifest: Pavel Pepperstein, artist

    Pavel Pepperstein, Afisha Gorod April 2, 2013
  • Artist's Palate: Pavel Pepperstein Link

    Artist's Palate: Pavel Pepperstein

    Wallpaper October 11, 2012
  • REGINA Gallery take part in the Art 43 Basel Link

    REGINA Gallery take part in the Art 43 Basel

    Dasha Gorshkova, Buro 24/7 June 8, 2012
  • Father and Son Viktor Pivovarov and Pavel Pepperstein Reinvent Ophelia at Regina Gallery Link

    Father and Son Viktor Pivovarov and Pavel Pepperstein Reinvent Ophelia at Regina Gallery

    COLINE MILLIARD, Blouinartinfo April 10, 2012
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    Paul Pepperstein: "I am enemy of professionalism, I do not want to be a professional anything"

    Christina Steinbrecher and Marina Fedorovskaya, Interview Russia April 6, 2012
  • Prague night Link

    Prague night

    Pavel Pepperstein, Snob April 1, 2011