Franziska Klotz

1979 · Germany

Artist biography

Franziska Klotz is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in Germany - other established artists such as Philip Kojo Metz, Fiene Scharp, Klaus Staudt, Anni Albers, and Jonas Burgert were also born in Germany. Franziska Klotz was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Franziska Klotz is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are Charim Galerie in Vienna, Austria and Galerie Kornfeld in Berlin, Germany. Franziska Klotz' work are at the moment exhibiting at at Galerie Kornfeld in Berlin with the exhibition Group Exhibition (23 January 2020 - 24 April 2020). Franziska Klotz' only other exhibition is BERLIN CALLING. WORKS AND PAPER, which took place at Galerie Kornfeld in Berlin, Germany (02 August 2018 - 08 September 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Franziska Klotz

Franziska Klotz was born in 1979, grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning 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 artists, 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 famous artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became noted 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 derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and highly sensitive advancements of conceptualism as shown in the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Franziska Klotz

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