Stop Kissing My Ass and Let’s Do Business, 2001
Acrylic on canvas
178 × 152.5 cm
Peter Saul’s work often sheds light on what others take for granted, whether in art, politics, or social respectability. This lends it an aura of rebelliousness that is inseparable from its insistent formal invention. He grabs hold of topical themes that would scare most artists away for being too risky, and turns them upside down:
The important thing is that a work has to have its own idea and psychology. Bad things make me laugh just as often as good things. This has been my art style for over 55 years.
– Peter Saul
Peter Saul: Recent Works. David Nolan gallery, New York. 19.10.2006 – 22.11.2006
Peter Saul. Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA. 22.06.2008 – 21.09.2008
Peter Saul. Fondation pour l’art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon. Château d’Arenthon, Alex (Annecy). 14.07-11.11.2012
Mystifiers. NCCA, Moscow, 12.02.2016 – 20.03.2016
Catalogue of “Peter Saul”, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA, 2008 page 136
Peter Saul. Fondation pour l’art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon. Château d’Arenthon, Alex (Annecy). 2012. P.64
Catalogue “Mystifiers”. NCCA, Moscow, 2016 pages 10-11, 75
Catalogue “Peter Saul. You Better Call Saul”. Gary Tatintsian gallery, Moscow, 2016 pages 77
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