Peter Land was a student at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in Copenhagen from 1988 to 1994 whereupon he enrolled at Goldsmiths College in London. Today Land lives and works in Copenhagen.
In recent years Land has participated in a large number of solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad. He has represented Denmark at the Venice Biennial (2005), exhibited at Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde (2006), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (2006), Hamburger Kunsthalle (2005), Centre Georges Pompidou (2000), Walker Art Centre in Minneapolis (2005) and Statens Museum for Kunst (2002).
Land is represented in Museum of Modern Art in New York, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo, Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Aros in Århus and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk.