Michail Pirgelis

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Michail Pirgelis (born 1976) is a German sculptor.

Pirgelis was born in Essen. He studied surveying at FH Bochum (de).[citation needed] From 1997 to 2001 he studied fine art at the Ruhrakademie (de) in Schwerte, in the Ruhr.[citation needed] He studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, with Rosemarie Trockel and Martin Gostner.[citation needed] Pirgelis uses pieces of decommissioned commercial aircraft with minimal intervention;[1] they are presented as ready-mades.[2] He lives and works in Cologne.[3]




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