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    Russia | Moscow | exhibition: Art-lobster-tart | 6. Moscow International Biennale for Young Art | with the participation of Mateusz Piestrak and Piotr Macha | opens on June 13 at A3 gallery

    Lithuania | Vilnius | ARTVILNIUS’18 | 9th International Contemporary Art Fair | Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo | 7 – 10 JUNE 2018

    Berlin | Assembly Gallery Allerstrasse 15 | Piotr Kotlicki | A Lunatic in His Garden | 27-29.04.2018 - during Berlin Gallery Weekend

    Poznań | Assembly Gallery | Benjamin Rubloff | Today | 13.04. — 13.05.2018

    USA | NY 10011 | New York City | 125 W 18TH ST | METROPOLITAN PAVILION | SCOPE Art Show NEW YORK 2018 | Mateusz Piestrak | 8-11.03.2018

    Poznań | Cultural Center ZAMEK | Małgorzata Myślińska | Artist-In-Residence Programme | starts 25.01.2018

    Belgium | Brussels | LE 26 - Galerie Felix Frachon | Piotr Kotlicki | Hotel Europa - Kontynent Des Anecdotes | 11.01. - 11.02. 2018

    Düsseldorf | GATE art zone | Mateusz Piestrak | Modernization | 11.11. 2017 - 1.04.2018

    London | BEERS London | 75 Works on Paper | 16.11. - 23.12.2017
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    Catalogue of painting by Mateusz Piestrak „Non-places — a hypothesis of the whole”

    Mateusz Piestrak, Foundations, acrylic on canvas, 140×180 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Rest in progress, acrylic on canvas, 120×160 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Rhein, acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Baltic, acrylic on canvas, 140×180 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Stream, acrylic on canvas, 90×150 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Make painting great again, acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Source and Ash, acrylic on canvas, 100×135 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Radek), acrylic on canvas, 55×75 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Dump of gestures, acrylic and oil on canvas, 150×200 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Stream not found, acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Body / Ciało, acrylic on canvas,120×160 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Wave), acrylic on canvas, 33×41 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (OSB), acrylic on canvas, 55×75 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Snow), acrylic on canvas, 55×75 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Wall), acrylic on canvas, 55×75 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Michael, acrylic on canvas, 75×55 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Habemus papam, acrylic on canvas, 75×55 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Goodbye Blue Sky, acrylic on canvas, 110×140 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled, acrylic on canvas, 75×55 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Passing on red), acrylic on canvas, 140×140 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Mary), acrylic on canvas, 90×75 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Draft), acrylic on canvas, 75×110 cm (2x 75×55 cm), 2016

    Transparent, acrylic on canvas, 160×110 cm, 2015

    Mateusz Piestrak, Spinners (after Velázquez), acrylic on canvas, 125×125 cm, 2015

    What is contemporary, acrylic on canvas, 125×160 cm, 2016

    Ambassadors (after Holbein), acrylic on canvas, 150×200 cm, 2015

    Saturn, acrylic on canvas, 90×75 cm, 2016

    Borrelia, acrylic on canvas, 90×75 cm, 2016

    Tulp, acrylic on canvas, 90×75 cm, 2016

    Lazarus, acrylic on canvas, 75×55 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Stairs), acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Two more heads would appear in its place, acrylic on canvas, 150×200 cm, 2016

    Mateusz Piestrak, Indian Summer (after Chelmonski), acrylic on canvas, 150×200 cm, 2016

    Untitled, acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2016

    KB, acrylic on canvas, 75×55 cm, 2016

    Lana, acrylic on canvas, 200×150 cm, 2015

    Mateusz Piestrak, Game Over, acrylic on canvas, 200×150 cm, 2017

    Mateusz Piestrak, Rare Specimen, acrylic on canvas, 200×150 cm, 2016

    Flags, acrylic on canvas, 200×140 cm, 2015

    Mateusz Piestrak, Untitled (Palmyra), acrylic on canvas, 75×90 cm, 2016

    Untitled, acrylic on canvas, 140×140 cm, 2016

    Visibilities, acrylic on canvas, 150×200 cm, 2016

    MATEUSZ PIESTRAK

    was born in 1991, Poland. Graduated from University of Arts in Poznan, Poland in the Faculty of Painting under the supervision of Professor Włodzimierz Dudkowiak in 2016. At the same year he was nominated to 36 th edition of the Maria Dokowicz Competition – The Best Diplomas in Art 2016 (Poznan International Fair) during which he won the Grand Prix in the category of Artistic Diploma and Special Prize of the Bank PKO SA. In 2016 he get Artistic Award in the National Painting Competition New Image/New View and he was finalist of Hestia Artistic Journey Competition (2014, 2016). He lives and works in Poznan where he continues his Phd. in painting.

    Selected exhibitions (solo and group):

    2017 – Two more heads would appear in its place, MITCH + CO pop up exhibition, New York, USA

    2017 – Foundations, POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany

    2017 – Modernization, GATE art zone, Düsseldorf, Germany

    2017 – Haunts, Duża Scena Gallery of the UAP, Poznan, Poland

    2017 – The Next Day vol.2, Allerstrasse 15, Berlin, Germany

    2017 – No Budget Show 9: Shortage-Collapse-Loss, Owinska, Poland

    2017 – Non-places, Berlin Gallery Weekend, Neukölln, Allerstrasse 15, Berlin

    2017 – Now when I build, I shall begin with the smoke from the chimney, The Curators’LAB Gallery, Municipal Galleries of the University of the Arts in Poznan, Poland

    2017 – Stream not found, Assembly Gallery Poznan, Poland

    2016 – The Next Day, Assembly Gallery, Poznan, Poland

    2016 – Can you imagine a luminous ruin?, Assembly Gallery, Poznan, Poland

    2016 – BERLINER LISTE 2016, Fair for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

    2016 – OSTRALE, error: X, 10. International Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, Dresden, Germany

    2016 – International Contemporary Art Fair ARTVILNIUS’16, Vilnius,    Lithuania

    2016 – The 36th edition of the Maria Dokowicz Competition – Best Diplomas UAP 2016, International Art Fair, Poznan, Poland

    2016 – New Picture/New View – Finalists Exhibition, Poznan and Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland

    2016 – Hestia Artistic Journey Competition – Finalists Exhibition in Museum of Modern Art (MSN), Warsaw, Poland

    2015 – Border, Nowa Gallery in Poznan, Poland

    2016 – Temporary Autonomous Zone, Mona Inner Spaces, Poznan, Poland

    2015 – Fallout Skies / Bad Weather, FLOW, MONA Inner Spaces, Poznan, Poland

    2014 – Non-place, Fama, Swinoujscie, Poland

    2014 – Liquidity of image FF Gallery, Łódź, Poland

    2014 – The images of the real world, Ptapty, Poznan, Poland

    2014 – Out, Art Pavilion Ergo Hestia, Warsaw, Poland.

    2014 – The Competition Hestia Artistic Journey – Finalists Exhibition, Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Warsaw, Poland

    2013 – Woody Wood ago, Collegiate Art, Poznan, Poland

    2013 – Recognition, Place of Art 44, Swinoujscie, Poland

    2013 – Kontakte, Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

    2013 – Areas Figure, Gallery Jesuit, Poznan, Poland

    2010 – Phototeque, ShowOff, Month of Photography in Krakow, Poland

    Selected awards and achievements:

    2016 – Grand Prix in the category of Artistic Diploma – the 36th edition of the Maria  Dokowicz Competition – The Best Diplomas in Art 2016 (Poznan International Fair)

    2016 – Special Prize of the Bank PKO SA – the 36th edition of the Maria Dokowicz  Competition – The Best Diplomas in Art 2016 (Poznan International Fair)

    2016 – Main Award in the Competition New Image / New View

    2014, 2016 – Finalist of the Hestia Artistic Journey Competition