28 April 2019

Michael Petry In Conversation With Artist William Cobbing

Artists Michael Petry and William Cobbing are here in conversation in this exclusive interview for Artlyst.

8 November 2018


The Only Word Is Art – Michael Petry Interview – Paul Carter Robinson

Michael Petry is a visual artist whose works often leads him to write about the topics of his artistic attention.

16 October 2017

Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods New Solo exhibition Holburne Museum Bath

The Holburne Museum has invited Petry to make a new feature installation and to place two other pieces about existing works in their collection.

9 February 2016


Michael Petry Unveils A Remembrance Requiem And Exhibition Honouring The World Wars

The visual artist, curator and writer Michael Petry is always pushing boundaries that blur the distinction between art and our perceptions of how art sits within our culture. His installation work Joshua D’s Wall was commissioned by the Palm Springs Art Museum in 2012, and sections of the wall  have been shown in Venice, Houston, Santa Fe, Stavanger and Stockholm. […]

25 June 2015


Michael Petry Explores Gender And Craftsmanship In New Pallant House Exhibition

A brand new installation by the multimedia artist Michael Petry (b.1960) in a Queen Anne townhouse, featuring glass sculptures created in direct response to the forms of the grand staircase and historic mirrors echoing the story of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques Petry’s installation creates a dialogue with the Gallery’s historic glass collections, exploring […]

7 April 2015


Michael Petry: Poetry Of Numbers The Core Of The Algorithm

Prime numbers are defined as whole numbers, which are divisible only by themselves and by the number 1 – for example, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 etc. Over 2300 years ago, the Greek mathematician Euclid proved that there are an infinite number of primes, but since the Greeks did not consider1 to be a number, Euclid did not […]

11 October 2014


Michael Petry Installation Examines Ancient Gods Eros, Apollo and Diana

The London based international artist Michael Petry has been invited to make works at the Palácio dos Duques de Cadaval in Portugal. The installation which is currently on view, evokes the winery tradition of Alentejo associated with the symbolism of the bowl as an object used to carry offerings. Often portrayed in tales of heroes, […]

2 April 2014


Top International Artists Feature In Stockholm’s Art Of Not Making Exhibition

The Art of Not Making is the title of an acclaimed book published last year by artist/author Michael Petry, who asks; “What does a work of Art

5 July 2013

Groundbreaking LGBT Art Exhibitions Open In London And New York

Gay Pride is again celebrated with simultaneous art exhibitions in London and New York showcasing the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) artists at the Clifford Chance law firm headquarters. The exhibition is organised by Arcus, Clifford Chance’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employee network, the London exhibition showcases the works of nine […]

30 June 2012


A Question Of Sport LGBT 2012 PRIDE Art Exhibition

A Question of Sport: LGBT artists and their relationship to inclusivityThe Clifford Chance Art Group is again holding a joint art exhibition in its London and New York offices to celebrate Gay Pride. This year’s London exhibition entitled ‘A Question of Sport: LGBT artists and their relationship to inclusivity’ will feature a mix of abstract, […]

17 April 2012


Michael Petry Adorns Palm Springs With Glass Oracle

London Artist creates visual complexity with new installation and book London based artist Michael Petry has launched a follow-up exhibition to his highly acclaimed residency at the Sir John Soane’s Museum in 2011. “The Touch of the Oracle” features three monumental site-specific installations – Golden Rain, Joshua D’s Wall, and The Dilemma.These artworks provide an […]