Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich gave a performance at a charity gala Met Gala held recently in new York. Dressed guests of the evening were surprised by the appearance on the red carpet in a transparent box in which there was a naked man.
41-year-old Director and artist Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich, son of the famous writer Ludmila Petrushevskaya has recently taken a bold and provocative experiment. The man decided to organize a performance of “foundling” and appeared completely naked at a charity ball Met Gala held in new York in early may. The artist was locked in a transparent box, which caused confusion among the guests, among whom were Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez and other celebrities.
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Assistants Theodore placed the container in which it was located opposite the entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of art, which hosted social events. First place performance men police arrived, who asked him to leave the box. When the artist refused to comply with the requirement of law enforcement officers, came to the aid of firefighters. They managed to open the design with the help of special tools.
Then Pavlov-Andreevich was taken to a local police station where he spent about 22 hours. Man accused of disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement and illegal crossing of the cordoned area. In the future, Theodore is awaiting trial which will take place on 5 may.
On his page on the social network Facebook performance artist, wrote that he was glad to finally get out and thanked the fans for their support.
Note that Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich regularly makes performances, during which he appears before the public without clothes. So, in July 2015 a man appeared in the buff at the festival Midsummer Night’s Dream. His dignity Pavlov-Andreyevich closed the hose from the shower.
A special series of performances, during which the figure of the contemporary art is locked naked in a transparent box that is placed in public places, called “foundling”. This experiment Pavlov-Andreevich held not only in Moscow, at the opening of the new building of the Museum “Garage”, but in Venice during the next Biennale.
In his interview Fedor said that the performance requires nudity, which symbolizes the hidden meaning and the zero point of reference. In the opinion of men, sometimes this form of contemporary art simply can not be created-dressed artists.