Przemek Pyszczek, ‘Przemek Pyszczek, Three Stepped Wall Mounted Shelf, CA, 2019’, 2019, Sculpture, Painted steel, acrylic, Todd Merrill Studio
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Przemek Pyszczek

Przemek Pyszczek, Three Stepped Wall Mounted Shelf, CA, 2019, 2019

Painted steel, acrylic
69 × 69 × 12 1/2 in
175.3 × 175.3 × 31.8 cm
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New York
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Todd Merrill Studio
New York

Employing elements of constructivism, minimalism, and postmodernism, Przemek Pyszczek’s sculptures …

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Przemek Pyszczek
Polish-Canadian, b. 1985
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Przemek Pyszczek draws upon his training in architecture and his personal history for his cerebral, understated sculptures, installations, and paintings. Born in Poland, he moved to Canada with his family, only returning to his birthplace a handful of times while growing up. The feelings of displacement and connection that these visits evoked in him shaped his outlook and approach to art. He now visits Poland regularly, where he studies and photographs the Soviet-era housing blocks that inform much of his work. He describes these structures as “part of my personal history and part of my memory, but also part of the fabric of history.” In one of his series, Pyszczek transformed their decorated facades into paintings, featuring fragments of their colorful, graphic designs overlaid with the patterned metal grating typically found on balconies and over windows.

Przemek Pyszczek, ‘Przemek Pyszczek, Three Stepped Wall Mounted Shelf, CA, 2019’, 2019, Sculpture, Painted steel, acrylic, Todd Merrill Studio
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About the work
Todd Merrill Studio
New York

Employing elements of constructivism, minimalism, and postmodernism, Przemek Pyszczek’s sculptures and installations thematically explore the homogeneity of mass-produced communist architecture and the visual legacy that flourished after the fall of the Eastern Bloc. In collaboration with Todd Merrill Studio Pyszczek …

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Przemek Pyszczek
Polish-Canadian, b. 1985
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Przemek Pyszczek draws upon his training in architecture and his personal history for his cerebral, understated sculptures, installations, and paintings. Born in Poland, he moved to Canada with his family, only returning to his birthplace a handful of times while growing up. The feelings of displacement and connection that these visits evoked in him shaped his outlook and approach to art. He now visits Poland regularly, where he studies and photographs the Soviet-era housing blocks that inform much of his work. He describes these structures as “part of my personal history and part of my memory, but also part of the fabric of history.” In one of his series, Pyszczek transformed their decorated facades into paintings, featuring fragments of their colorful, graphic designs overlaid with the patterned metal grating typically found on balconies and over windows.

Przemek Pyszczek

Przemek Pyszczek, Three Stepped Wall Mounted Shelf, CA, 2019, 2019

Painted steel, acrylic
69 × 69 × 12 1/2 in
175.3 × 175.3 × 31.8 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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