Pyotr Pavlensky - Photo of the artist - Photo Credits The Guardian

Pyotr Pavlensky

David Hockney. ©David Parry: Royal Academy of Arts
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Petr Pavlensky
Art News   |   Amy Lin

Pyotr Pavlensky trial ends with guilty verdicts but the artist manages to avoid prison. Instead, he's sentenced to a hefty fine that he refuses to pay

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Pyotr Pavlensky (courtesy of
Art News   |   Lorenzo Pereira

Controversial Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky has been pulled from the running for Innovatsiya Prize

Pyotr Pavlensky. Photo by Maxim Zmeyev for Reuters
Art News   |   Angie Kordic

Two years ago, Pyotr Pavlensky protested exactly the kind of forced psychiatric treatment he's undergoing now. The dissident artist to be held for 3 weeks

Pyotr Pavlensky during The Burning Door of the Lubyanka Performance
Art News   |   Amy Lin

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky was arrested in Moscow for burning the entrance of the former KGB building during a performance.