Ania Soliman

1970 · Poland

Artist biography

Ania Soliman is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Poland, like other famous artists such as Angelika J. Trojnarski, Jakub Julian Ziolkowski, Miros?Aw Ba?Ka, Justine Otto, and Yitzhak Golombek. Ania Soliman was born in 1970.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ania Soliman is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are àngels barcelona in Spain and Sfeir-Semler Gallery in Germany. Ania Soliman most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at àngels barcelona in Spain with the exhibition ARCO Madrid. The exhibition was open from 26 February 2020 until 01 March 2020. Ania Soliman's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Nature is an experiment, which took place at àngels barcelona in Spain (27 May 2019 - 01 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Ania Soliman

Ania Soliman was born in 1970 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1990s growing up. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, connected generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of the group is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, the controversial, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Ania Soliman

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