Angelika Markul

1977 · Poland

Artist biography

Angelika Markul is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Poland, like other artists such as Artur Żmijewski, Michał Budny , Paweł Dudziak, Wilhelm Sansnal, and Stanisław Cichowicz. Angelika Markul was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Angelika Markul's work is on display in several galleries around the world, in countries such as Poland and Spain. Some of those galleries are Leto Gallery and Galeria Foksal in Warsaw, as well as Galerìa Solo in Madrid. Angelika Markul's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is PLAY-LIST 2 , which took place at Gallery Martine Aboucaya in Paris, France (16 May 2019 - 14 June 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Angelika Markul

Angelika Markul was born in 1977 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1990s growing up. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse group of artists, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, as well as being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most famous artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art became known for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They gained a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Conceptual photography led by German ideas and artists came to prominence. Artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and inspired other artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who experimented with the kind of cinematic expansiveness associated with the German artists’ work. Painters like Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger exercised a strong influence on less established artists.

Angelika Markul

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