Jana Schröder

1983 · Germany

Artist biography

Jana Schröder is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other prominent artists such as Michaela Melian, Simone Westerwinter, Caro Suerkemper, Frieder Haller, and Christian Berg. Jana Schröder was born in 1983.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jana Schröder's work is available on viewing in T293 in Rome, Italy and Natalia Hug in Cologne, Germany. Jana Schröder's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Jana Schröder at T293 in Rome, Italy. The exhibition was open from 07 June 2019 until 02 August 2019. Jana Schröder's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Achenbach Hagemeier in Berlin (29 August 2019 - 30 October 2019) with the name Painting Zeitgeist? and Galerie Guido W. Baudach in Berlin (11 November 2017 - 13 January 2018) with the name Quintessenz. Jana Schröder's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Quintessenz and took place at Galerie Guido W. Baudach in Berlin, Germany from the 11 November 2017 to 13 January 2018.

Jana Schröder in private collections

The following Collections on Artland feature some of Jana Schröder's works: Jakob Madsen which also includes works by other renowned artists Asger Dybvad Larsen, Rose Eken and Huskmitnavn; and LC Collection with works from prominent artists Huskmitnavn, Asger Dybvad Larsen and Rose Eken.

Further Biographical Context for Jana Schröder

Born in 1983, Jana Schröder grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. 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. A number 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 attitude that was rebellious yet entrepreneurial. 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’. Conceptual photography began to gain popularity, and was particularly inspired by German ideas and artists. German artists such as Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and in turn artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall created works with a cinematic aesthetic that was inspired by the German artists’ work. In terms of painting, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger secured influential status in the artistic community.

Jana Schröder

  • Artworks in Collections 3
  • Exhibitions 5

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