Augustas Serapinas

1990 · Lithuania

Artist biography

Augustas Serapinas is a young contemporary artist, who was born in Lithuania - other established artists such as Gintaras Didžiapetris, Alex Kanevsky, Mykolé Ganusauskaité, Vytenis Burokas, and Vitek Marcinkiewicz were also born in Lithuania. Augustas Serapinas was born in 1990.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Augustas Serapinas' work is available for viewing at Komplot located in Brussels, Belgium. Augustas Serapinas most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Emalin in London (04 April 2019 until 17 May 2019) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition . Augustas Serapinas' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is WAITING FOR ANOTHER TIME - AGUSTAS SERAPINAS, which took place at APALAZZOGALLERY in Brescia, Italy (20 October 2018 - 12 January 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Augustas Serapinas

Augustas Serapinas was born in 1990, grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. 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 practitioners, 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 work became known for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became known for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. A proliferation of trends characterised the decade, including the highly irreverent sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and highly sensitive advancements of conceptualism as shown in the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

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Augustas Serapinas

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