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Founded by the same team behind Art HK—Magnus Renfrew, Tim Etchells, Angus Montgomery, and Will Ramsay—Taipei Dangdai, opens to the public after much anticipation on 18 January 2019 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Running until 20 January, the fair will feature 90 galleries from around the world, including David Zwirner, Esther...

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Michail Pirgelis

b. 1976, Germany

Michail Pirgelis ( b. 1976, Essen) lives and works in Cologne. In 2010 he received the Audi Art Award for New Positions at Art Cologne and was an artist in residence at Schloss Ringenberg. In 2008 he was the first recipient to be awarded the Adolf Loos Prize from the Van den Valentyn Foundation, Cologne. In 2007 he was awarded the Villa Romana Prize in Florence. In 2011 Pirgelis’ work was shown in a solo exhibition at the Artothek in Cologne. He has participated in group exhibitions at Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, 2005, Kunstmuseum Bonn, 2010, Thessaloniki Biennale, 2011, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, 2012, and Istanbul Modern, 2013, amongst others.

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They already have a Seat by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisThey already have a Seat, 2017 Aluminium, titanium, rubber
96 x 236 x 16 cm
Sprüth Magers
Alias by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisAlias, 2017 Aluminium, titanium, lacquer
84 x 62 x 14.5 cm
Sprüth Magers
Dandy Dog by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisDandy Dog, 2016 Aluminium, titan, lacquer
80.5 x 65.5 x 3.5 cm
Sprüth Magers
True West by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisTrue West, 2015 Aluminium, titan, laquer
143 x 126 x 4 cm
Sprüth Magers
Among the park by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisAmong the park, 2006 Aluminium, titan, lacquer, fibreglass, belts
80 x 380 x 419 cm
Sprüth Magers
Untitled IV by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisUntitled IV, 2014 Aluminium, titan, lacquer
55 x 52 x 89 cm
Sprüth Magers
Never ending story I by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisNever ending story I, 2014 Aluminium, titan, lacquer
272 x 211 x 5 cm
Sprüth Magers
Rollfeld by Michail Pirgelis contemporary artwork Michail PirgelisRollfeld, 2006 Rollfeld
Sprüth Magers

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, David Ostrowski, Michail Pirgelis, Nothing Happened at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles
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15 November–23 December 2016 David Ostrowski, Michail Pirgelis Nothing Happened Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Michail Pirgelis, Adopted at Sprüth Magers, Berlin
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7 February–8 March 2014 Michail Pirgelis Adopted Sprüth Magers, Berlin

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Michail Pirgelis and David Ostrowski's visual affinities come into focus Related Press Michail Pirgelis and David Ostrowski's visual affinities come into focus Wallpaper* : 28 November 2016

Despite being good friends since college, and sharing a studio for a time, Cologne-based artists David Ostrowski and Michail Pirgelis rarely exhibit together. 'We each take on extremely different contextual issues in our work,' Ostrowski explains, 'and our working methods couldn’t be more different.' A joint exhibition in...

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