A conversation with Bob Basset. About masks, moving to Lviv, work during the war (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Serhiy Petrov (born 1976), known professionally as Bob Basset, is a Ukrainian artist and co-founder of the eponymous art studio.

The art studio creates art objects such as masks, bags, clutches, bracelets, cases and much more in the genre of techno-romanticism. The artist works mainly with leather, metal, stone, wood, bone, ceramics and glass. Over the years, leather masks became the main object of his artistic practice, they were used in various arenas. Bob Basset’s pieces have been exhibited around the world, often as the centerpiece of Fashion Week shows, exhibitions and projects including International Museum Day. Bob Basset masks are held in private collections around the world.