Pyotr Pavlensky

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Controversies

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky caught up in politician sex tape scandal is arrested in Paris

Dissident wants to create a “political porn” website focusing on behaviour of people in power

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In the frame

Madge (apparently) channels Frida and Pyotr

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Pyotr Pavlensky

Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky gets three-year prison sentence, but walks free for time served

Verdict was handed down in dramatic Paris hearing, which Pavlensky dedicated to the Marquis de Sade

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Protest

French court releases Russian protest artist Pyotr Pavlensky from pre-trial detention

Femen activists showed their support outside the courthouse by sewing their lips shut in a recreation of his first performance

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Law

Detention extended for Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky who set fire to bank in Paris

The controversial figure has gone on hunger strike in protest at “lack of transparency” over legal process