Dor Guez

1983 · Israel

Artist biography

Dor Guez is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in Israel, like other renowned artists such as Yasmin Gur, Martin Guttmann, Boyadgian Benji, Deville Cohen, and Erez Israeli. Dor Guez was born in 1983.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Dor Guez' work is available on viewing in Galerie Dvir in Belgium and carlier I gebauer I Madrid in Spain. Dor Guez most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Dvir in Brussels with the exhibition Lilies of the Field. The exhibition was open from 13 December 2018 until 26 January 2019. Dor Guez' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Lilies of the field, which took place at carlier | gebauer in Berlin, Germany (24 January 2020 - 06 March 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Dor Guez

Born in 1983, Dor Guez' creative work was primarily inspired by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start 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 collective 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 renowned artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art became famous for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They gained a large 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 extremely sensitive advancements of conceptualism as shown in the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Dor Guez

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