Iza Tarasewicz

1981 · Poland

Artist biography

Iza Tarasewicz is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born in Poland, like other well-known artists such as Tadek Beutlich, Piotr Uklański, Katarzyna Józefowicz, Awake.pdx, and Filip Berendt. Iza Tarasewicz was born in 1981.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Iza Tarasewicz is represented and exhibited by Croy Nielsen in Vienna, Austria. Iza Tarasewicz' work has most recently been exhibited at Rosenfeld Porcini in London (18 July 2019 until 27 September 2019) with the exhibition materia. Iza Tarasewicz' only other exhibition is Equilibrium in Meteors, which took place at Galerija Gregor Podnar in Berlin, Germany (07 July 2018 - 08 September 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Iza Tarasewicz

Iza Tarasewicz was born in 1981 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1990s growing up. 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 diverse group 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 famous for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was defiant yet enterprising. 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 key idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this outline.

Iza Tarasewicz

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