Anna Bittersohl

1982 · Germany

Artist biography

Anna Bittersohl is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Stefan Löffelhardt, Mario Pfeifer, Pia Maria Martin, Beate Geissler, and Florian Schulz. Anna Bittersohl was born in 1982.

Anna Bittersohl's Gallery representation

Anna Bittersohl's work is available for viewing at Galerie Alex Schlesinger located in Zurich, Switzerland.

Further Biographical Context for Anna Bittersohl

Anna Bittersohl was born in 1982, grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. 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, united generally by their age and nationality. Many 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 gained a controversial 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 entrepreneurial. The group dominated 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 divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Anna Bittersohl

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