David Hominal

1976 · Germany

Artist biography

David Hominal is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other well-known artists such as Irene Weingartner, Gereon Krebber, Andre Butzer, Florian Borkenhagen, and Ricarda Roggan. David Hominal was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit David Hominal's work, including galleries in countries such as the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and the United States. Galleries include Kamel Mennour | London in the United Kingdom, Kamel Mennour | Rue du Pont de Lodi in France, and Karma International in Switzerland. David Hominal most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Kamel Mennour | London in the United Kingdom (11 December 2019 until 24 January 2020) with the exhibition Priceless / Mastercard. David Hominal's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Kamel Mennour | Rue Saint-André des Arts in Paris (04 September 2019 - 04 October 2019) with the name Été indien and Galerie Bernhard in Zurich (29 November 2019 - 27 February 2020) with the name Dicke Luft. David Hominal's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Spring Sale Time and took place at Centre D'Édition Contemporaine in Geneva, Switzerland from the 19 February 2019 to 04 May 2019.

Further Biographical Context for David Hominal

David Hominal was born in 1976 and was largely influenced by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a group 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 well-known 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 public 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. German artists and ideas heavily influenced trends in conceptual photography during this time. German artists such as Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained major recognition, and inspired international artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who created images with a cinematic expressiveness that were inspired by the themes present in the German artists’ work. At the same time, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger gained influential status in the field of painting.

David Hominal

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