Iulia Nistor

1985 · Romania

Artist biography

Iulia Nistor is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born in Romania, like other famous artists such as Irina Rotaru, Anetta Mona Chisa, Marie Peter-Toltz, Éva Mag, and Stefan Constantinescu. Iulia Nistor was born in 1985.

Exhibitions

Iulia Nistor most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium (26 January 2019 until 13 April 2019) with the exhibition Two Forward, Three Back. Iulia Nistor's only other exhibition is Revenge of the Given, which took place at Galeria Plan B | Berlin in Germany (12 September 2019 - 08 November 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Iulia Nistor

Iulia Nistor was born in 1985 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective 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. A number 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 YBAs 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 reputation 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 dominated the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. 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 leading idea in the 1990s. Works by artists like Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this agenda.

Iulia Nistor

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