Habima Fuchs

1977 · Czech Republic

Artist biography

Habima Fuchs is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Czech Republic, like other renowned artists such as Pavel Hayek, Viktor Takac, Jiri Suruvka, Krištof Kintera, and Sylva Kanderal. Habima Fuchs was born in 1977.

Galleries

Habima Fuchs' work is on display in 3 galleries around the world, in countries such as Italy, the Netherlands, and Germany. Galleries include G/ART/EN in Como , Ten Haaf Projects in Amsterdam, as well as Galerie Warhus Rittershaus in Cologne.

Further Biographical Context for Habima Fuchs

Habima Fuchs was born in 1977 and was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. A group 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 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 known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was rebellious 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 creating art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists like Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as important artists who worked to this idea.

Habima Fuchs

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