Pyotr Pavlensky: 439754
Galleria PACK is proud to present a chronicle of pictures of the most extreme actions by Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose artistic practice draws attention to and protests against the social and political injustices in Russia today, he points his finger at hard issues such as human rights, censorship as well as the lack freedom of expression and thought in today’s Russia and Europe in general.
The title of the exhibition, 439754, represents the number assigned to him in prison, where he is currently awaiting trial following his last action, in which he set fire to the door of the Banque De France headquarters on Place de la Bastille in Paris.
The exhibition includes large-format photographs and several documentary images which show moments from 5 different actions held over a period of 5 years.
The art of Pyotr is non-commercial and so the works are not for sale.