Edson Luli

1989 · Albania

Artist biography

Edson Luli is regarded as an emerging contemporary artist, who originates from Albania, like other well-known artists such as Scott Lawrence, Eldon Luarasi, Albes Fusha, Irgin Sena, and Nehat Veseli. Edson Luli was born in 1989.

Edson Luli's Gallery representation

Edson Luli's work is on display at Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani located in Milan, Italy.

Further Biographical Context for Edson Luli

Born in 1989, Edson Luli was largely inspired by the 1990s. 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 varied collective of practitioners. Many 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 famous 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 known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was rebellious yet entrepreneurial. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they garnered, 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 such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as significant artists who worked to this idea.

Edson Luli

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