ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts
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EXHIBITIONS

2017

Forthcoming – Thierry Goldberg NYC, USA (solo)
Forthcoming – Tatjana Pieters Gent, BE (solo)
Forthcoming – Pretend the world is funny and forever – Amor, Mexico City, MX (solo)
Forthcoming – Group show David B Smith Gallery Denver, USA
Forthcoming – Searching for magic and the distorted image falling from your iCloud – The Dot Project / London, UK

PEAK HUMAN – Depart Foundation LA, USA (solo)
A Hollywood Garden – The Cabin LA, USA (solo)
HIVE MIND – Jonathan Hopson Gallery Houston, USA (solo)
Flowers – Plus One Antwerp, BE
In 3D the basil never wilts REMIX – Castor NYC, USA Opens

2016

CRUMPLE ZONE – Tatjana Pieters, Gnent BE (solo)
Karaoke – Carl Kostyal Stockholm, SWEDEN (solo)
Nowhere – Savingy Hotel Frankfurt, DE (solo)
Finally – Castor Gallery NY, USA
Thirsty Garten – The Composing Rooms, Berlin DE
The Names – Transition Gallery London, UK

2015

IF IT WORKS, IT’S OBSOLETE – Johannes Vogt NYC, USA (solo)
hubcaP sMiley feat F ·R ·I ·E ·N ·D ·S ?Friends – Evelyn Yard London, UK (solo)
OUTDOOR SCULPTURE – Sol’s Back Yard, Bushwick, NYC, USA (solo)
People You May Know curated by Debora Delmar – Bosse + Baum London
I refuse to participate in failure – Spreez Munich, Germany
Business as Usual curated by Perce Jerrom – Turf Projects, London
Drops of Jupiter – Bannerette NYC, USA
Dimensions Variable – 84 Hatton Gardens London, UK
Business as usual – STCFTHOTS Leeds, UK

 

Michael Pybus
artist

British, b. 1982, Darlington, United Kingdom, based in London, United Kingdom.

Michael Pybus hijacks capitalist brands and icons as a means to create an instant ‘relationship’ with the audience. They may not know his work, but everyone knows and has a relationship with brands and icons such as IKEA and Pikachu (love/hate or indifference). Pybus processes this iconography through collage and painting to allow his source material to deviate into new readings and narratives. Through doing so, Michael lays claim to mass market iconography linking it to his own brand as an artist, transforming the globally generic into the customised and autobiographical.

Depart Foundation

Michael Pybus
artist

British, b. 1982, Darlington, United Kingdom, based in London, United Kingdom.

Michael Pybus hijacks capitalist brands and icons as a means to create an instant ‘relationship’ with the audience. They may not know his work, but everyone knows and has a relationship with brands and icons such as IKEA and Pikachu (love/hate or indifference). Pybus processes this iconography through collage and painting to allow his source material to deviate into new readings and narratives. Through doing so, Michael lays claim to mass market iconography linking it to his own brand as an artist, transforming the globally generic into the customised and autobiographical.

Depart Foundation

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  • kos1
  • Michael-Pybus-Background-(Transparent-Midas-Touch-Void)-1

EXHIBITIONS

2017

Forthcoming – Thierry Goldberg NYC, USA (solo)
Forthcoming – Tatjana Pieters Gent, BE (solo)
Forthcoming – Pretend the world is funny and forever – Amor, Mexico City, MX (solo)
Forthcoming – Group show David B Smith Gallery Denver, USA
Forthcoming – Searching for magic and the distorted image falling from your iCloud – The Dot Project / London, UK

PEAK HUMAN – Depart Foundation LA, USA (solo)
A Hollywood Garden – The Cabin LA, USA (solo)
HIVE MIND – Jonathan Hopson Gallery Houston, USA (solo)
Flowers – Plus One Antwerp, BE
In 3D the basil never wilts REMIX – Castor NYC, USA Opens

2016

CRUMPLE ZONE – Tatjana Pieters, Gnent BE (solo)
Karaoke – Carl Kostyal Stockholm, SWEDEN (solo)
Nowhere – Savingy Hotel Frankfurt, DE (solo)
Finally – Castor Gallery NY, USA
Thirsty Garten – The Composing Rooms, Berlin DE
The Names – Transition Gallery London, UK

2015

IF IT WORKS, IT’S OBSOLETE – Johannes Vogt NYC, USA (solo)
hubcaP sMiley feat F ·R ·I ·E ·N ·D ·S ?Friends – Evelyn Yard London, UK (solo)
OUTDOOR SCULPTURE – Sol’s Back Yard, Bushwick, NYC, USA (solo)
People You May Know curated by Debora Delmar – Bosse + Baum London
I refuse to participate in failure – Spreez Munich, Germany
Business as Usual curated by Perce Jerrom – Turf Projects, London
Drops of Jupiter – Bannerette NYC, USA
Dimensions Variable – 84 Hatton Gardens London, UK
Business as usual – STCFTHOTS Leeds, UK