Jared Buckhiester

1977 Β· Gabon

Artist biography

Jared Buckhiester is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Gabon, like other famous artists such as Montana, Jared Buckhiester, Boris Nzebo, Samuel Trenquier, and Amy Sherald. Jared Buckhiester was born in 1977.


Jared Buckhiester most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery in New York with the exhibition Refusing to Shake. The exhibition was open from 09 May 2019 until 15 June 2019. Jared Buckhiester's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; πŸ’₯πŸŽ’β˜€οΈπŸ–πŸŒˆπŸ³πŸŒ‹ (13 July 2018 - 18 August 2018) at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery in New York and Fumbling Heart (22 March 2019 - 20 April 2019) at Iceberg Projects in Chicago.

Further Biographical Context for Jared Buckhiester

Born in 1977, Jared Buckhiester's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start 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, alongside being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most successful artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art became noted for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became known for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary β€˜Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was an emergent trend in Japan related to the huge boom in advertising and consumerism that took place during the economic dominance of the 1980s. The indigenous comic book culture of manga, allied to trends in advertising, graphic design and packaging, saw a young artist called Takashi Murakami develop his theories which he coined ’Superflat’. Influenced by his experiences in New York City in the mid-1990s, Murakami formed a significant group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Jared Buckhiester

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