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Name  Peter Peri
Role  Artist

Peter Peri Peter Peri Slab Block Contemporary Art

Education  Chelsea College of Arts

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Peter Peri (born 1971) is an artist living and working in London.



Peri was born in London. He studied at Chelsea College of Art, London and graduated from the MA programme in 2003. He made his debut in 2003 at Bloomberg New Contemporaries. His most recent solo show was at Almine Rech Gallery, Paris in May 2011 . He has also shown at Art Now at Tate Britain in April 2007, the Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland in September 2006 and his work was shown at Tate Britain's "Classified" and the Arts Council Collection's How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art at the Hayward Gallery, London.

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He is represented by Bortolami Gallery, New York and Almine Rech Gallery, Paris. His work is in major collections such as Tate Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Zabludowicz collection, UBS and The Silvie Fleming Collection.

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Peri's work has a personal connection to Modernism, his grandfather was Laszlo Péri,(1899–1967), an Hungarian émigré to Britain who was involved in Constructivism before turning later in his life to more figurative Socialist Realist work. His grandfather adopted the name "Peter Peri" also.

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2003 Chelsea College of Art, London, MA

Solo exhibitions


  • We, the Children of the Twentieth Century, Almine Rech, Paris
  • 2010

  • Bortolami, New York
  • 2008

  • Wave Grain in the Wall, Carl Freedman Gallery, London
  • 2007

  • ART NOW, Tate Britain, London
  • Hole Here, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin
  • 2006

  • Country 10, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
  • 2005

  • Overflow and Extinction, Carl Freedman Gallery (formerly Counter Gallery), London
  • 2004

  • The Grey Point, Carl Freedman Gallery (formerly Counter Gallery), London
  • Group exhibitions


  • Contemporary Drawings, Tate Modern, Britain
  • 2011

  • The Minimal Gesture, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
  • Magical Consciousness, Arnolfini, Bristol
  • 2010

  • Newspeak: British Art Now, Part I, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines, The Webster, Miami
  • Le Faux Miroir, curated by Bob Nickas, Galarie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
  • 2009

  • Black Hole, CCA Andatx, Mallorca
  • Classified: Contemporary British Art from the Tate Collection, Tate Britain, London
  • Modern Modern, The Chelsea Art Museum, New York
  • 2008

  • Space Now, Space Studios, London
  • Back to Black: Black in Current Painting, Kestner Hannover
  • Beyond Measure: Conversations Across Art and Science – curated by Barry Phipps, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
  • …same as it ever was, Painting at Chelsea 1990 – 2007 – curated by Clyde Hopkins, The Arts Gallery, London
  • How to Improve the World, 60 years of British Art - Arts Council Collection, 2006 Hayward Gallery, London
  • Motion on Paper, Ben Brown Fine Art, London
  • A Violet From Mother's Grave, curated by Matthew Weir, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
  • 2005

  • We Disagree, Andrew Kreps Gallery & Wrong Gallery, New York
  • 2004

  • Death & Magic, Keith Talent Gallery, London
  • East End Academy, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
  • 2003

  • Red Mansion Prize, Lethaby Galleries, London
  • Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse, Manchester & 14 Wharf Road, London
  • Private Property, 357 Kingsland Road, London
  • 2002

  • Show Case 2, Lisu Gallery, John Islip Street, London
  • Awards

    2003 Red Mansion Prize


    Tate Britain Collection


    Peter Peri Wikipedia

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