Bogomir Ecker

1950 · Germany

Artist biography

Bogomir Ecker is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Germany. Bogomir Ecker was born in 1950. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Bogomir Ecker is represented by Produzentengalerie located in Hamburg, Germany. Bogomir Ecker's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Skulptur at Produzentengalerie in Hamburg, Germany. The exhibition was open from 01 September 2019 until 25 October 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Bogomir Ecker

Born in 1950, Bogomir Ecker was predominantly inspired by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was characterized by a wish to grow and reinforce itself, as a response to the many tensions of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art materialized by combining essential features of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism sprung from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its prominence, particularly in Germany through the works of critically acclaimed figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Most of the leading artistic figures of the 1960s remained greatly influential and admired throughout the 1970s. Andy Warhol, for instance, fortified his status as a legendary artist, by branching out into film and magazine publishing, thus introducing a ground-breaking concept of cross-cultural activity for a visual artist of such fame. A few noteworthy global movements that sharpened the decade include photorealism, which was initially introduced in the 1960s and reached commercial and critical success in the 1970s, as well as feminism which deeply influenced the visual culture.

Bogomir Ecker

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