Andreas Slominski

1959 · Germany

Artist biography

Andreas Slominski is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born in Germany. Andreas Slominski was born in 1959. Born in the same country and around the same year are Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Andreas Slominski is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like Norway, Austria, and Spain. Some of those galleries are Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac | London in the United Kingdom, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac | Salzburg Halle in Austria, as well as Gerhardsen Gerner | Oslo in Norway. Andreas Slominski's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Beings at dépendance in Brussels, Belgium. The exhibition was open from 17 January 2020 until 21 February 2020. Andreas Slominski's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Group Exhibition (13 November 2019 - 13 December 2019) at Gerhardsen Gerner | Oslo in Norway and When the facts change, I change my mind (29 March 2019 - 17 May 2019) at Lullin + Ferrari in Switzerland. Andreas Slominski's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Neue Arbeiten and took place at Galerie Bärbel Grässlin in Frankfurt, Germany from the 08 September 2018 to 27 October 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Andreas Slominski

Andreas Slominski was born in 1959 and was primarily inspired by the 1970s. Conceptualism is often perceived as a response to Minimalism, and the leading art movement of the 1970s, challenging the boundaries of art with its revolutionary features. The movements that ensued were all characteristic of a strong desire to progress and consolidate the art world, in response to the tensions of the previous 1960s. Process art branched out from Conceptualism, highlighting some of its most crucial aspects, but going further in creating mysterious and experimental artistic journeys, while Land Art brought creation to the outsides, initiating early ideas of environmentalism. In Germany, Expressive figure painting was given a second chance for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism almost two decades, the genre reclaimed its distinction through the brushstrokes of Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The multicultural and sophisticated position that New York city held in the 1960s remained just as influential in the 1970s. With multiple international renowned artists gravitating the galleries and downtown scene, the city once again reinforced its reputation as the artistic hub of the era. All over, numerous movements defined the 1970s. Amongst others, feminism and the innovative radical theories it entailed strongly influenced the visual culture. Photorealism, which had emerged in the 1960s, also received critical and commercial success. The critical, prominent artistic pillars of New York city started to embrace painters and sculptors from Latin America.

Andreas Slominski

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