Christian Tony Norum
1980 · Norway
Christian Tony Norum is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Norway, like other famous artists such as Sunniva Krogseth, Gsart, Espen Tveit, Nils Olav Bøe, and Anders Sletvold Moe. Christian Tony Norum was born in 1980.
Christian Tony Norum's Gallery representation
Christian Tony Norum is represented by Galleri K located in Oslo, Norway.
Further Biographical Context for Christian Tony Norum
Born in 1980, Christian Tony Norum was primarily inspired by the 1990s growing up. A collective of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a diverse collective of practitioners. A number of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most well known member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became famous for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was defiant yet commercial. Due to the large amount of media coverage that they received, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of making art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as significant artists who worked to this outline.
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