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Collection highlights

Peeter Maria Laurits

Birthday: 06.03.1962
Education: International Center of Photography, New York
Solo Exhibitions: 2006 Lopéz & Laurits. (with Marcos Lopéz), Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2005 Vana labürint. Artdepoo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005–2006 In the Shadow of Masterpieces. (with Laurentsius), Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
Flowing Labyrinth. (with Katz), Union Bank Gallery, Tallinn; Pavlov Medialab. Groningen, Holland; Võru City Gallery, Estonia
2003–2004 Dining with Worms. (with Ain Mäeots), Botanic Garden of Helsinki University; The Ragged School Gallery, London; Giedre Bartelt Gallery, Berliin; Vaal Gallery, Tallinn; Pärnu Museum of New Art, Estonia; Tartu Artists’ House; Viljandi City Gallery, Estonia; Haapsalu City Gallery, Estonia; Võru Museum, Estonia
2003 Pietá and Atlas of Heavens. Pärnu City Gallery, Estonia
2002 Reconstructing Tallinn. (with Ulvi Tiit & Madis Palm), Nightclub Tallinn, Tartu, Estonia
2002–2006 The Flood. Tallinn Art Hall Gallery; Museu d’Agua, Lisboa, Portugal; FotoFo festival, Pallfyhu Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia; Ancien Preche, Pontorson, France; Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia; Vire Photographic Festival, France; Far-Eastern Art Museum, Khabarovsk
2001 Birthday of Eternity II. Estonian Bank Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Birthday of Eternity. Rakvere City Gallery, Estonia
2000 Par Avion. (with Herkki Erich Merila), The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2000 Psühhosoikum. City Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 Lunaatika. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Pärnu City Gallery, Estonia
Asphaltsafari. Võru museum, Estonia
1998 EE–LV"(with Herkki Erich Merila), Estonian Embassy in Riga, Latvia
Atlas of Heavens 2. Museum of Architecture, Tallinn, Estonia
Atlas of Heavens 1. Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1997 Postcards From Kütiorg. Estonian Mission at the European Union, Brussels, Belgium
The Suit of Adam. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Estonian Mission at the European Union, Brussels
1996 Estonian Architects. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Museum of Architecture, Tallinn
The Familiy of Adam. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Tallinn City Gallery, Estonia
1995 Metamorphoses. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Nordic Council of Ministers Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
1993 Diseases & Metamorphoses II. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Luum Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Diseases & Metamorphoses I. (with Herkki Erich Merila), Lee Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1990 Concerto Grosso. Illegaard Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
1989 22 Pictures. Komsomolsk na Amure, Russia
1988 Sixteen Pictures. Kiek in de Kök Gallery, Tallinn
Selected group exhibitions: 2006 Homo Grandis Natu. Russian Humanitarian Institute, Moscow
2005 Frankfurt Art Fair
2004 Quand L’Art Change la Baie. Normandia art festival, France
First Assembly. The Ragged School Gallery, London
(un)dressed Body. Giedre Bartelt Gallery, Berlin
2002 International Young Art 2002. ArtLink/Sothebys, Tel Aviv, New York, Amsterdam
Closing the Distance. Laznia Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland
2001 Babylon. City Gallery, Tallinn
2000 Duchamp’s Suitcase. Arnolfini Art Center, Bristol
Ugriculture 2000. Gallen-Kallela Museo, Helsinki, Finland
Organisations: 2003 Estonian Artists’ Association
1998 Artists in Nature International Network
1997 The Open Valley Studio
1992 DeStudio
Awards: 2005 Cultural Endowment for the Arts, “Live and Shine” grant
Estonian Golden Book
2004 Kristjan Raud Award, Estonia
2003 Memorial medal of Fr. R. Kreutzwald, Estonia
2002 Annual Prize of Estonian Endowment for the Arts
2001 Prize of XII Tallinn Graphic Triennial, Estonia
Fellowship of magazine “Teater, Muusika, Kino”
2000 Year Grant by Cultural Endowment of Estonia
Works in collections: Art Museum of Estonia (Tallinn), Tartu Art Museum, Estonian Photographic Museum, (Tallinn), Estonian Museum of Architecture (Tallinn), Fund of Tallinn Graphic Triennial (Tallinn), Pinhole Resource (San Lorenzo, New Mexico), Roy Boyd Gallery (Chicago, USA), Benziger Imagery Collection (Glen Ellen Winery, California, USA), Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki, Finland), Norton Dodge Collection (New York, USA), Museu da Agua (Lisbon, Portugal).
Homepage: http://laurits.metsas.ee
Web pages: www.metsas.ee


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