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Almine Rech

Peter Peri Uncting

Nov 22, 2016 — Jan 14, 2017 | London, Savile Row

The Less You Know

 

Outline for a story that isn’t a horror story, though it might at first resemble one: The painter paints—an abstraction, a grid, a controlled Cartesian situation. At close of working day, he flips off the studio lights, goes home. The painting, after dark, creaks and stirs: under silvery moonlight, the lattice detaches from the canvas, shimmies, strikes angles, overlaps and doubles itself. Soon there are two grids, differentiated. They converse and, in the conversation, recursive thinking transpires. As night hours go by, the painting gets smarter, its parts conspiring, mind developing and bending idiosyncratically. Morning. Studio lights flash on, the painter steps in. The painting, startled, freezes…

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Selected artworks

  • Peter Peri,                                      Ripe Leaf (second version), 2016

    Peter Peri Ripe Leaf (second version), 2016

    Marker and spray paint on linen
    120 x 75 cm
    47 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Thief, 2016

    Peter Peri Thief, 2016

    Marker pen and spray paint on linen
    154 x 78 cm
    60 5/8 x 30 3/4 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      22/11, 2016

    Peter Peri 22/11, 2016

    Marker pen and spray paint on canvas
    175 x 145 cm
    68 7/8 x 57 1/8 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Bodies, Bodies, Bodies, 2016

    Peter Peri Bodies, Bodies, Bodies, 2016

    Marker pen and spray paint on linen
    161 x 71 cm
    63 3/8 x 28 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Ripe Leaf, 2016

    Peter Peri Ripe Leaf, 2016

    Marker pen on linen
    120 x 95 cm
    47 1/4 x 37 3/8 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Head (Weeping Woman), 2015

    Peter Peri Head (Weeping Woman), 2015

    Graphite on unbleached paper
    113 x 77 5 cm (framed)
    44 1/2 x 305 1/8 inches (framed)

  • Peter Peri,                                      Reclining Woman (Spiral), 2016

    Peter Peri Reclining Woman (Spiral), 2016

    Graphite on unbleached paper
    53,5 x 98 cm (framed)
    21 1/8 x 38 5/8 inches (framed)

  • Peter Peri,                                      Adochka, 2015

    Peter Peri Adochka, 2015

    Patinated steel and concrete plinth
    109 x 17,5 x 4 cm
    42 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 1 5/8 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Adaleida, 2016

    Peter Peri Adaleida, 2016

    Patinated steel and concrete plinth
    116 x 32 x 7,5 cm
    45 5/8 x 12 5/8 x 3 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Ada, 2015

    Peter Peri Ada, 2015

    Patinated steel and concrete plinth
    156 x 18 x 6 cm
    61 3/8 x 7 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Skeleton woman (reclining), 2013

    Peter Peri Skeleton woman (reclining), 2013

    Graphite on unbleached paper
    59 x 107,5 cm (framed)
    23 1/4 x 42 3/8 inches (framed)

  • Peter Peri,                                      Moon-face, 2015

    Peter Peri Moon-face, 2015

    Patinated and silver plated steel
    150 x 30 x 10 cm
    59 x 11 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches

  • Peter Peri,                                      Romanesque Study, 2016

    Peter Peri Romanesque Study, 2016

    Graphite on unbleached paper
    33 x 45 cm (framed)
    13 x 17 3/4 inches (framed)

  • Peter Peri,                                      Reliquary, 2016

    Peter Peri Reliquary, 2016

    Graphite on unbleached paper
    34 x 40 cm (framed)
    13 3/8 x 15 3/4 inches (framed)

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