Peles Empire

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Peles Empire (Barbara Wolff b.1980 & Katharina Stoever b.1982) take their name from the 19th century Romanian castle ‘Peles’, decorated in a variety of styles form Art Deco, Orientalism, Renaisance to Rococo. Following suit, Peles Empire’s crafted archaeological, antique-like artefacts hijack and mix ornamentation from these eras and the castle itself. They have exhibited at Sierre Metro, Edinburgh (2011), Frieze Projects (2011) and at Transformations, Deutsche Bank (2009) and were selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2010 & 2011).


Peles Empire, Cabana I, 2012
print, acrylic on canvas, wax, 190x140cm