About

Pavlo Kerestey is a Ukrainian born German artist and painter, who lives and works in Reading, England and Munich, Germany. His work has been shown in exhibitions and collections across the world.


Works in collections

  • Grynyov Collection, Kharkiv
  • National Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Russian State Museum, St Perterburg, Russia
  • State Art Museum N. Onac'koho, Sumy, Ukraine
  • Zenko Foundation, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Julia & Marat Guelman Collection, Moscow, Russia
  • Mars Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • Igor Voronov Art Foundation, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Stedley Art Foundation, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • State Museum of Art, Khmelnytsk, Ukraine
  • State Museum of Art, Sumy, Ukraine

Group Exhibitions and Projects

2021

Time to Collect, Museum of Modern Art, Odessa

2020

Strange Time, Online Exhibition

Radio Vaduz, Radio-Activity,  Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich

Histories, 1990 -, National Museum Kyiv Gallery, Kyiv, from the Grynyov Collection, Kharkiv

2019

Ukrainian National Pavilion, Venice (catalogue)

Failing to Raise the Fallen Flag, The Shukhliada exposition environment, Kyiv (catalogue)

2018

Permanent Revolution. Ukrainian Art Today, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (catalogue)

Art Work, State Art Gallery, Wroclaw (catalogue)

Temporary Autonomous Zone, Parcom, Rechovyj Dokaz Gallery, Kyiv, from Grynyov Art Found Collection

2017

A Story about Certain Histories, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

FLASHBACK. Ukrainian media art of the 1990s , Mystecjkyj Arsenal, Kyiv (catalogue)

2016

Artist's Work, Mystecjkyj, Arsenal, Kyiv

Liquid Trust, G.R.A.D. Gallery, London

Liquid Trust performance, Instititute of Contemporary Arts, London

2015

SZUPERNOVA, 32Vozodvishenka Arts House, Kyiv, (catalogue)

UKRAINIAN ART NOW: SPACES OF IDENTITY, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

2014

Unsettling the Setting, Gasthaus zum Bären, Zürich

Premonition - Ukrainian Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London (catalogue)

LIQUID TRUST Video with live music performance, Western Front, Vancouver

  • Szuper Gallery and Curtain Razors with Michele Sereda, Ben Brown and China Cloud Ensemble and Voice Over Mind Choir. Book launch and artist talk.

BALLET Book Launch, Screening and and Talk, Instititute of Contemporary Arts, London

  • Ballet features Szuper Gallery's recent performance and installation projects at the Kunstmuseum Thun, MacKenzie Art Gallery Regina, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading as well as Szuper Gallery‘s collaboration with Michele Sereda and Curtain Razors. It contains video and installation stills, performance scripts, a series of paintings by Pavlo Kerestey and essays by Timothy Long, Dorothee Richter and Lars Gertenbach and Susanne Clausen. Edited by Susanne Clausen and designed by Fraser Muggeridge Studio.

I AM A DROP IN THE OCEAN - ART OF THE UKRAINIAN REVOLUTION, Küntlerhaus, Vienna

2013

Terrain Orientation, Ukrainian National Museum, Kyiv

2012

New Social Sculpture, Kunstmuseum, Thun

New Ukrainian Figurative, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv

  • Curated by Olexander Soloviov, ART KYIV Contemporary

Mith "Ukrainian Baroque", National Art Museum, Kyiv

2011

INDEPENDENT, Mystecjkyj Arsenal, Kyiv

BALLET, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina

2010

POINT OF ADDRESS, OUTPOST Gallery, Norwich

ЯКЩО/ЕСЛИ/IF, Ukrainian Art in Transition, Histories, Ukrainian paintings from the collection of Marat Guelman, Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm

2009

Ukranian New Wave, National Art Museum, Kyiv

2004

Farewell Arms, Arsenal, Kyiv

2003

First collection, Ukrainian Contemporary Art, Ukrainian Artists' Union Gallery, Kyiv, (catalogue)

2002

Abstraction in Russian Art, The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, (catalogue)

2001

Art against Geography. The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, (catalogue) 

2000

Art Against Geography, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, (cataloque) 

1993

Post Anaesthesia, Grassi Museum, Dresden, (catalogue)

1992

Dialogue with Kiev, Villa Stuck, Munich

Still, Ukrainian Artists' Union Gallery, Kyiv

1991

Art Expo, International Art Fair, Budapest, (catalogue)

Art Myth. 2nd Moscow International Art Fair, Manege, Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, (catalogue)

1990

Babilon, Marat Guelman Collection, Moscow

Ukrainian MalARTstvo, Kiev, Odense, Copenhagen, (catalogue)

Art Myth, 1st Moscow International Art Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow , (catalogue)

Young Art from Ukraine, House of Soviet Science and Culture, Budapest

1989

Republican Exhibition of Young Artist, House of Artist, Kyiv

Youth of the Country, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

Sedniv 89, Central Exhibition Hall, Kyiv

1988

1st Soviet-American Exhibition, Soviart, Kyiv, (catalogue)

Exhibition of Young Artists of the socialist countries, Central Exhibition Hall, Manege, Moscow

Exhibition of works of young artists, Central Exhibition Hall, Manege, Moscow

1st All Union Painting Exhibition-Competition, Central House of Artists, Moscow

All Ukrainian Painting Exhibition-Competition, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, 

Sedniv 88, Central Exhibition Hall, Kyiv

1987

Youth of the Country, Central Exhibition Hall, Kyiv



SOLO SHOWS AND PROJECTS

2018

Ilko Gallery, Uzhhorod

2015

Szupernova, Vozdvyzhenka Arts House, Kyiv, (Catalogue)

2012

Ballet Granite, Slow Cooling Rocks, PERMM, Contemporary Art Museum of Perm, Russia

Neue soziale Skulpturen, Kunstmuseum Thun, CH

Inter/act1 /Szuper Gallery, Kunstmuseum Thun, CH

2011 

Performance of Ballet The MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada

2010 

BALLET, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, UK

2008 

The Extras, A Staged Performance for Canadian Prairie, Regina, Canada

2007 

Work/Arbeit/Rabota, Artists Studio, London

2007 

Szuper Gallery, Les Complices, Zurich

2006 

The Extras, Szuper Gallery, Kunsthalle Helsinki

2005 

Nightshifts, Western Front, Vancouver

2005 

The Extras, Live Art Biennial, Vancouver

2005 

Rehearsing the Extras, Performance, Forum Box, Helsinki

2004 

homeland security - something always follows something else, Para/Site Art space, Hong Kong

2002 

gallery fiction, KünstlerHaus, Bremen

QUIVID, Technisches Rathaus München, Munich

2001-05 

LIFTARCHIV, KVR, München, www.liftarchiv.de

2001 

Circus artists under the big top: clueless - and other business strategies, Performance, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

2001 

mobile parasitic architecture, Galerie der Künstler, Munich

Szuper Gallery, Künstlerhaus, Bremen

2000 

Venice, Installation, openings days the Tate Modern, South London Gallery, London

1999 

Daytrading is the New Rock ‘n Roll, ICA, London

Creativity versus Commerce, Audio-Performance, ICA, London

1998 

30 Underwood Street Gallery, London

Galerie Brighi presente Szuper Gallery, Galerie Szuper, Paris

Contemporary Art, Szuper Gallery, München

1998 

Szuper, Guelman Gallery, Moscow

Police, Galerie 03 Würzburg, Pudelclub Hamburg and Shedhalle Zurich

1997 

Schwerelose Radikale, Blank Gallery, Kiev

1996 

Clausen, Hilt, Kerestej zeigen Larry Clark, Galerie Szuper, Munich

1995 

Radikaler Chic, Galerie Szuper, München

1995 

Schwerelose Radikale, Galerie Szuper, Munich

"Swerelose Radikale", Blank Gallery , Kiev

1991 

Guelman Gallery, Moscow

Jean Claude David Galerie, Grenoble


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