Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Paul P.  (1977 - )

About: Paul P.
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
  Book references Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Paul P.
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: New York/Ontario / Canada/France      Known for: portrait, figure, still life, nudes, eroticism, gay pornography, cityscape, fantasy

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for Paul P.
Facts/Data
Birth
1977 (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
 
Lived/Active
New York/Ontario / Canada/France


Photo courtesy of Artforum International Magazine, New York (2011)


Often Known For
portrait, figure, still life, nudes, eroticism, gay pornography, cityscape, fantasy

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(0 Active)

This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Paul P. BFA (1977) (1)

A painter and draftsman, Paul P. was born in Hamilton, Ontario and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He has lived in New York City and currently (2013) lives in Paris, France. Twenty seven of his drawings and paintings are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

His mediums include oil paint, watercolor, gouache*, pastel, charcoal, colored pencil, grease pencil, pencil, and mixed mediums. His subjects are portraits, figures, still life, nudes, eroticism, gay pornography, fantasy, landscapes, cityscapes, social commentary and allegory*. His most well known style is Realism*; however, he has also done works that could be described as Tonalism*, Impressionism* and Fauvism*. The AskART images are good illustrations of his oeuvre.

His art education includes graduation from York University, Toronto (BFA 2000); where as a student, he was a studio assistant for artist Stephen Andrews (see AskART).

P.’s works were included in the exhibitions “Republic of Love”, The Power Plant, Toronto (2004); “People”, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy (2006); The 5th Biennale de Montreal, Quebec (2007); and “Compass in Hand”, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2009). He was the subject of a solo exhibition at The Power Plant, Toronto in 2007.

Since 2000 his works have been in numerous solo and group exhibitions at prominent commercial galleries such as Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto; Other Gallery, Winnipeg; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary; Daniel Reich Gallery, New York; Algus Greenspon, New York; LaMontagne Gallery, Boston; Angstrom Gallery, Dallas; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles; Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica; Maureen Paley, London; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels; Arndt & Partner, Berlin; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; de Pury and Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland; Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy; Tempo Rubato, Tel Aviv; Gallery Side 2, Tokyo; and Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo.

P.’s works are in the permanent collections of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. (2)

 
Footnotes:
(1) He dropped his last name in favor of “P.” while in university. Source: Joseph R. Wolin, “Paul P.: Gilded Age” summer 2011 issue of Canadian Art (website).

(2) The source for the Agnes Etherington Art Centre is the Canadian Heritage Information Network*. The source for the Museum of Modern Art is the MOMA website. P.’s CV, which is posted by Maureen Paley, London, also notes that P. has works in the collections of the Glenbow Museum, Calgary and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; there is no reason to doubt this but it could not be verified by the museums online.?
 
Sources:
Joseph R. Wolin, “Paul P.: Gilded Age”, summer 2011, Canadian Art (website)
Contemporary Art Daily, November 2, 2009 (website)
David Velasco, interview February 2008, Museo Magazine (website)
Bill Clarke, "Paul P." Winter 2007, Canadian Art (website)
Canadian Heritage Information Network*
Maureen Paley, London, England
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Power Plant, Toronto

* For more in-depth information about these terms and others, see AskART.com. Glossary http://www.askart.com/AskART/lists/Art_Definition.aspx.

Written and submitted by M.D. Silverbrooke.
 
 

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.

  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists