b.1981, London, United Kingdom
Lives and works in New York , NY

 

Education

2005-2008 Royal Academy Schools, MA Fine Art, London, United Kingdom
2000-2003 Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Fine Art, London, United Kingdom

 

Residencies

2018 Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), North Adams, MA

2017 SIRIUS Arts Centre, Cobb, Ireland

2010-2011 (ISCP) International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, NY

2007 Red Mansion Foundation, Beijing, China

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Takako Tanabe/Ulterior Gallery, New York, NY (Forthcoming)

2013 Pandora’s Box, Garis & Hahn, New York, NY

2012 Linda R. Silverman Fine Art, New York, NY

2011 Pandora, Spring Projects, London, United Kingdom

2008 Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece

2007 Galerie Xippas, Paris, France

 

Public Projects

2015 Sky Feather, Public Commission with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, New York, NY

2014 Sky Feather, Public Commission for Department of Transport, New York, NY

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017 La Collection BIC, Paris, France*

2016 May we meet again, Takako Tanabe/Ulterior Gallery, New York NY

2015 Nirvana: Strange Forms of Pleasure, Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, Winterthur Switzerland*

2015 Miscellaneous and Blended: Art from NYC, Museo De Arte De Sinaloa, Mexico *

2015 If the Shoe Fits, Strathmore Hall Foundation, Rockville, MD

2014 Nirvana: Strange Forms of Pleasure, MUDAC, Musée De Design Et D’arts Appliqués Contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland *

2013 The WAH Bridges Bushwick, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York, NY

2013 Belfast Photo Festival, Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland

2013 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2013 Vertigo, Galerie Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland

2012 GO!, Brooklyn Museum Community curated Project, 49B Studios, New York, NY

2012 Figured, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY *

2011 Look, Galerie Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland

2011 Ficciones, International Biennial of Photography, Xippas Collection, Punta Del Este, Uruguay*

2011 Plastic Lemons, Petros Chrisostomou, Committee, Tony Cragg, Stuart Haygarth, Spring Projects, London, United Kingdom

2011 Modern Greek Woman, Curated by Marina Fokidis, The Hub, Athens, Greece *

2010 Revolver, Galerie Xippas, Montevideo, Uruguay

2010 The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom*

2009 Freshfacedandwildeyed, The Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2009 Realities and Plausibilities- Re enacting Realism in Contemporary Photographic Art, curated by Alexandra Moschovi, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece *

2008/9 And Now? Visual Arts in Greece 3, KMST State Museum of Contemporary Art,Thessaloniki, Greece *

2008 Bargain Prices on Elephant Gun, Ileana Tounta Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2008 Interror, Foundation Martini, Parco Culturale Le Serre, Turin, Italy *

2008 Super Cilia, The Royal Liver Buildings, Liverpool, United Kingdom *

2008 These Living Walls of Jet, Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom

2008 3rd Beijing International Art Biennial, British Pavillion, Beijing, China *

2008 The Red Mansion Art Prize, The Lethaby Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2007/8 In Present Tense- Young Greek Artists, EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece *

2007 Paris Photo, Carrousel du Louvre, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France *

2007 Vraisemblances, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France

2007 Premiums, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

2006 Visions, Curated by Irene Gerogianni, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece *

2006 RA Summer Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom *

2006 Baroque My World, Transition Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004/5 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, The Barbican Centre, London/ The Coach Shed, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, United Kingdom *

* Catalogue

 

Catalogues and Publications

2017 The Red Thread Journal, Issue 004, Spring/Summer 2017.

2015 The Groucho Club: Our First 30 Years, Text by Alice Patten, p. 240-241, Published by Penguin Random House UK.

2014 Highlike Book, Published by SESI Publishing.

2014 Nirvana: Strange Forms of Pleasure, Exhibition Catalogue, MUDAC, Musée De Design Et.

D’arts Appliqués Contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland.

2013 The Naked Eye, Text by Charles Saatchi, p. 56, Published by Booth-Clibborn Editions Anthology, The Contemporary Photograph in Greece, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012 Athens Photo Festival 2012, Published by The Hellenic Centre for Photography, Athens, Greece.

2011 Modern Greek Woman Curated by Marina Fokidis, Published by Vima, Athens, Greece.

2009 Realities and Plausibilities –Re enacting realism in Contemporary Photographic Art, curator: Alexandra Moschovi, published by Xippas Gallery Paris/Athens.

The Land Securities Studio Award 2009, Texts by Sir Peter Blake, Andreas Leventis and Patrick Burrows, published by Land Securities Group, London, United Kingdom.

Hair’em Scare’em, Publisher: GESTALTEN, Berlin, Germany.

Alaska, Alaska Editions, Issue 2, 2009.

“And Now?” Visual Arts in Greece 3, KMST State Museum of Contemporary Art, Published by The State Museum and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture.

2008 Interror, Vanillaedizioni, Albissola Marina (SV).

Super Cilia, Tilney Private Wealth Management/Deutsche Bank.

3rd Beijing International Art Biennial, in association with the Red Mansion Foundation, China.

Royal Academy Schools Show, RA Publishing, London, United Kingdom.

In Present Tense – Young Greek Artists, EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.

2006 Visions, Exhibition Catalogue, text by Irene Gerogianni, courtesy Scripta Press and Kappatos Gallery, Athens , Greece.

The Royal Academy Illustrated, RA Publishing, London, United Kingdom.

2004 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2004, New Contemporaries ltd (1988.), London, United Kingdom.

 

Press articles and reviews (selected)

2015

REVma -/+, “Multiplied Art Fair 2015 London: Petros Chrisostomou,” Interview by Kostas

Prapoglou, September 9, 2015.

Christie’s, online, “Hot off the Press: Five exhibitors reveal what and who they will be showing at this October’s Multiplied, the UK’s only contemporary editions fair,”  July 22, 2015.

The Machine Art Press, Interview by Anastasia Voutsa, p. 8-11, Number 03, August-September 2015.

2014

EXCLAMA, Interview, p. 32-37, Numero 25, August-October 2014.

2013

Flair Italy, Issue 7, November 2013 Published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore.

File Magazine, online, citylikeyou, October 2013.

Beautiful Decay online, “Petros Chrisostomou’s Photographs Trick Your Sense of

Scale” Victoria Casel-Data, October 11 2013.

Ephemeral Objects by Chrisostomou, IGNANT Berlin, online, Oct 10 2013.

“A Feather Falls in Harlem” Alicia Eller, Hyperallergic, online, September 30 2013.

‘Reality Check’, Holland Herald, Dream Issue, p.25 (ill), May 2013, KLM publisher “Have you ever eaten a delicious duck foetus?” Text by Charles Saatchi, The Evening Standard, ill, p. 48, Thursday 14th of March 2013.

AMICA, “VAI COL LISCIO”, text by Rachelle Briglia p. 318, issue no 4, April 2013 Published by

Rizzoli Milan.

Foto’ Magazine, Greece, no.222 , p. 72-85, Jan-Feb 2013, Beyond the Third Dimension-

Petros Chrisostomou, MUSEE Magazine Issue no.5 Vol 1, The Fashion Issue. New York, p. 179. AMICA, Macro Trends, p. 350, issue no 2, February 2013, Published by Rizzoli Milan.

2012

Loved and Found, ill.35, Winter Issue, November 2012.

Photo of the Week/ Petros Chrisostomou. MUSEE Magazine online, Andrea Blanche.

2011 DMAG, Petros Chrisostomou, Victoria Ferreira, Argentina.

“Artists to Watch- How did I get here?” Bruce Helander, The Art Economist, vol. 1 issue 5

  1. 64-66. (ill).

“Disproportionate Realities- Petros Chrisosotomou,” Isabel Sanchez, Lamono Number 70, February 2011.

2010

“New Art,” Rania Georgiadou, VOGUE (Hellas), 10th Anniversary Edition, March, p.262-263, 2009.

“All Hail the New Collector,” Julie Lomax, NEXT LEVEL, Issue 19 Collectors Edition p.42-53.

“Realities and Plausibilities,” EPSILON, September 18th, p109 (ill).

“Young British Artists, A New Generation,” Tania Doorn, ANGLOMANIA, Feb issue 3, p. 124 -126.

MONOCLE, issue 24, volume 3, June, P.111 (ill).

“Context- Petros Chrisostomou,” Gloria Chalmers, PORTFOLIO, issue 49 p.84-87.

“Talent 2009,” Michael Glover, THE INDEPENDENT, 27th December 2008 p.18-19.

2008

“Critics Choice- Petros Chrisostomou,” Rebecca Wilson, SAATCHI ONLINE, August 11th.

“Petros Chrisostomou- Xippas Athens,” Marina Fokidis, FLASH ART, May-June p.165.

“Petros Chrisostomou, Priceless Objects,” CHINA NOW- a retrospective “Le Grande Illusion,” Natacha Wolinski, Madame Figaro, April, (ill) “Petros Chrisostomou in Athens,” Chris Bors, ARTINFO, January 25th “For Modernists,” Anonymous, GLAMOUR, February 2008.

“First Solo Show for Petros Chrisostomou” Christa Konstandinidi, ESTIA, January 21, 2008.

“Ambiguous View: Petros Chrisostomou,” VIMADECO, February 2008.

“And for Collectors…,” ISOTIMIA, January 4, 2008.

“Precocious Nightmares,” Tatiana Kapodistria, Kathimerini, January 10, 2008.

“Interior Landscapes,” Andrea Gilbert, City Uncovered, January 3, 2008.

“Arts Agenda: News and Views,” Anastasia Kamvisi, ATHINORAMA, January 21, 2008.

“The World of Petros Chrisostomou in Athens,” Fivos Sakalis, Go- Culture.com.

2007

“Photographie Contemporaine,” Beaux-Arts Magazine, November, p.117 (ill).

“Une Expo a’ Voir,” Dandy Magazine, October- November “Petros Chrisostomou,” SOURCE, no.50, spring p.35-41 “Vraisemblances,” Antoine Isenbrandt, Paris-Art.com, May-June “Heterogenous Materials,” Podiki Newspaper, December 27, 2007.

“From the Lilliputians to Chatelaine,” Rania Georgiadou, EPSILON, December 9, 2007.

“Strange Sculpture from… Chewing Gums,” Katerina Zacharopoulou, ETHNOS OUT, December 9, 2007.

“I Love Athens: Chrisostomou Exhibition,” Despina Trivoli, LIFO, December 6, 2007/

“Exhibitions: Petros Chrisostomou,” Nelli Spiliopoulou, Weekly City Guide, Dec 13, 2007.

2006

“Baroque My World,” Heather Phillipson, AN Magazine, (ill).

“Art Project in an Unlikely Setting,” Alexandra Koroxenidis, Kathimerini, English ed. April.

 

Collections

Collection BIC, Clichy, France

The BOC Collection, United Kingdom

The David Roberts Collection, United Kingdom The Land Securities Group, United Kingdom Mathias Camenzind, Lake Lugano, Switzerland

Nicolette Kwok/The Red Mansion Foundation, China/ United Kingdom

Collection of Renos Xippas, France/Greece/Uruguay Collection of Linda Silverman, New York, NY Sourigue’ Fundacio, Spain

Spring Studios, New York, NY

The University of the Arts, United Kingdom

And various private collections in Australia, France, Greece, Italy, United Kingdom and the USA.

 

Prizes and awards

2008 The Land Securities Studio Award

The British Institution Prize

The Dunoyer de Segnzac Award

2007 The Red Mansion Art Prize

The RASA Award

2005 BOC Emerging Artist Award (Finalist)

 

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